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ProQuest Periodicals Index Online

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Periodicals Index Online

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
First issues to 1995
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PIO Web covers many scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences, from their first issues (The earliest is 1780) through 1995. It includes an entry for each article or book review appearing on the table of contents page of each issue.
The scope is international, with journals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other Western languages.
In early 1998 PIO included over eight million articles in 2,006 journals. Every year, it adds records for more than one million more articles. It will grow to encompass 3,500 journals and fifteen million individual articles.

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5 simultaneous users
Interlibrary Loan:
Not Permitted
Resource Advocate:
Gunderson, Nels
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Sociology
  • Folklore
  • Central Eurasian Studies
  • India Studies
  • French & Italian
  • Linguistics
  • Classical Studies
  • Spanish and Portuguese
  • Medieval Studies
  • Germanic Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Victorian Studies
  • Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Music
  • Religious Studies
  • Theatre and Drama
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • History
  • Slavic and East European Studies

Library of Congress Subjects:

Social sciences--Periodicals--Indexes.