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Chester Fritz Library Research How Tos

Provides information on library research

Identify Information Need

Are you looking for:

  • Articles on a topic? This can be helpful when you're writing a paper or putting together a presentation. See Finding Articles for tips.
  • Publications in a subject area? This can be helpful when looking for a journal in which to publish a paper or when you want to read current articles to keep up with your discipline.
  • A specific article or publication? For example, you professor gave you a specific citation to find and read or wants you to use articles from specific publications.

Finding Publications in a Subject Area

Use these resources to find publications in a specific subject area:

Print Journals

Print journals and magazines:
  • 1st floor east side of CFL has current & older print journals as well as magazines in the electronic compact shelving
Journals can be checked out, similar to other print materials

Popular Print Magazines & Newspapers

Popular Print Magazines:

Here is a list of some of the print magazines on first floor of the library. Many magazines are also available online.


  1. New York Times Magazine
  2. New York Times Style Magazine
  3. L’Express (French language)
  4. Der Spiegel (German language)
  5. Grand Lifestyle (about Grand Forks)
  6. Mpls. St. Paul


  1. Colorado Heritage
  2. Nebraska History Magazine
  3. Montana: The Magazine of Western History
  4. Alberta History


  1. Bloomberg Businessweek
  2. Harvard Business Review
  3. The Economist

Political Science/Sociology:

  1. Foreign Policy
  2. Police Chief


  1. Minnesota Conservation Volunteer
  2. Environment
  3. Weatherwise

Literature and Journalism:

  1. New York Times Book Review
  2. The Writer
  3. Communication: Journalism Education Today

Fine Arts:

  1. Artforum International
  2. Artnews
  3. School Arts
  4. Sculpture
  5. Eye
  6. New American Paintings
  7. New Ceramics
  8. Metalsmith
  9. Koreana (Korean Culture and Arts, in English)
  10. Ceramics Monthly
  11. The Log Book (ceramics)
  12. Print (design)

Science & Engineering:

  1. Scientific American
  2. MIT Technology Review
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Automotive Engineering

Aviation & Aerospace:

  1. Air & Space Smithsonian
  2. Aviation Week & Space Technology
  3. AOPA Pilot
  4. Plane & Pilot
  5. Space Flight

Current Print Newspaper Collection:

  1. Bismarck Tribune (delayed)
  2. The [Fargo] Forum
  3. Grand Forks Herald
  4. New York Times (delayed)
  5. Le Monde (French language)
  6. Indian Life
  7. General Aviation News