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Syracuse University Libraries

Military Visual Journalism - Reading & Study Skills (Summer 2021)

A research starting points guide for Military Photojournalism (MPJ) and Military Motion Media (MMM) students enrolled in Newhouse School's Military Visual Journalism Program

Notable Page Imaged U.S. Magazine Collections

  Find a Periodical Title


Contagious Magazine - Cover Image

To identify whether SU Libraries has a specific magazine (i.e., journal) title in its print or online collection, you can:

  • (For titles available online) Enter the magazine title into the Library's journal locator (a list of print and electronic journals, magazines and newspapers available through the Syracuse University Libraries.  Search or browse by title, ISSN, or subject category)  OR
  • Enter the magazine title into the Library's Classic Catalog (using a 'journal title' search.  A list of print and electronic materials available in the Syracuse University Libraries.  Includes books, journals, maps, sound recordings, archival materials, government documents and more.) OR 
  • (For browsing titles in print format) Browse titles alphabetically in the current periodicals area of Bird Library, 2nd Floor.  Visit for COVID_19 policies and access rules regarding physical library locations during the Fall 2020 semester

  • Photography
  • Art, Architecture, and Applied Arts
  • Drawing, Design, and Illustration
  • Visual Arts General
  • Film
  • Journalism and Communications


Aperture – current and back issues can be accessed online by typing that periodical title into the query window of the library’s journals A to Z list – OR visit these access points

Aperture (San Francisco, Calif.) 

ISSN: 0003-6420

01/01/1997 to Present in

Art & Architecture Source

02/01/2012 to Present in

Humanities Full Text

01/01/1952 to 12/31/2017 in

JSTOR Arts & Sciences XIII

01/01/1997 to Present in

OmniFile Full Text Mega

1955 to Present in
Print Holdings

News Photographer (Print Editions)

News Photographer” [National Press Photographers Association]– an instance, where online subscriptions tied to a membership are not available to academic libraries as mediator (some Visual Communications student may hold personal memberships with NPPA, with student discounts offered).  The library collects print editions, the current issue – shelved at the current periodicals area of the Carnegie Library, and back issues of News Photographer stretching back to 1979 are– in off-site storage.  The Classic Catalog page for that title can be used to request retrieval of specific back issue volumes.  Visit regarding current operating hours for the library buildings.

News photographer

ISSN: 0199-2422

Print Holdings

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