Important sources of current information are newspapers, magazines and journals

     Important sources of current information are newspapers, magazines and journals that are issued periodically. These are collectively called serials. Most of the collections are in print format and are arranged alphabetically. All serials are for room use only. These can be borrowed, however, for photo duplication.    

          Journals & Magazines  
                   Journal and magazine collections are arranged alphabetically by title. Some titles are now             available electronically. (See List of available journals
                   Current as well as back issues are available at the Serials Section. 
          UPIANA Collection (UP Publications) 
                   UPIANA Collections are arranged separately and readily available for access.
                   Copies of journal articles are now available in digital format. You can check the            available digital copies via SERIALS DATABASE.

     If you do not have a specific title in mind, you may consult published indexes for materials on your subject from the following online databases:

                  Index to Philippine Periodicals Online    

                                  IPP Online is primarily a Web-based article indexing system based on the Index to                                  Philippine Periodicals (IPP) which was originally produced as a printed research guide to                              periodical articles indexed by the Bibliography and Indexing Section of the UP Diliman                                  University Library.

                  Computerized Index to Philippine Periodical Articles (CIPPA)

                                  Compiled by the Rizal Library at Ateneo de Manila University, CIPPA is a database of                             periodical articles from nearly 200 titles of academic journals, national newspapers, and                             magazines published in the Philippines and overseas. The articles are carefully selected                             and indexed in order to provide information about the Philippines, specifically, politics,                             economics, places and events, entertainment, social trends, editorials and columns,                             special features, and prominent and influential personalities in different fields.

                 DOAJ Catalogue and Index

                                 A peer-reviewed, open access journal in cataloguing, metadata, classification,                             indexing & knowledge organization.


Print Serials

Electronic Serials

          To check a specific journal article, you may use the OPAC or the Serials List. When using the OPAC, key in the correct article title in the search box however, if you can't determine the correct title key in instead the author or the subject of the article that you are searching for.

How to borrow print serials?

            To borrow a serial, consult the OPAC or the Serials List in order to verify the availability of the serial you need. Once availability of the material is verified, fill out a periodical slip and present this with your ID to the desk assistant. If the serials you need is not found in either the OPAC or the Serials database, ask assistance from the library staff. 

How to check available articles in the serials database?

            When using the serials database search the specific journal title that contains the article that you need. The journals in the database are arranged alphabetically for easy navigation. Click the journal title and you will be coursed through the different articles contained therein. The link for borrowing online is already provided for your perusal.

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