Finding Government Information
Federal Government Periodical Articles
How to Find Federal Government Periodical Articles
Government periodical articles are not listed in InfoKat Discovery, including federal government periodicals.
- You can also use specific periodical indexes and search by subject or keyword to find articles. Examples of this kind of periodical index/database include:
- Government Periodicals Index
- Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost) covers a wide range of subjects.
- Medline covers medicine.
- Agricola covers agriculture.
A periodical index search produces a list of citations: sample citation:
- Article title: Involving the public in improving air quality
- Author: Kathy Daniel, Federal Highway Administration
- Journal title: Public Roads, v.63, no.1, Jan./Feb., 1999.
- To find the article, search the federal government periodical/journal title in E-Journals A-Z. If it is not available electronically, search for the journal in InfoKat Discovery to see if a paper copy is available. See: How to find a federal government periodical.