A periodical is anything that is published periodically such as once a week, once a month, twice a year, etc. We typically think of periodicals as being magazines, newspapers, and journals.
The Library subscribes to a variety of magazines and journals. For most of these, the current year's issues are out on display while a limited number of previous years are kept in storage. Ask a library staff member about getting issues that are kept in storage.
Periodicals (magazines, journals, and newspapers) cannot be checked out. However, the Library does provide photocopiers and scanners.
The following newspapers are located on the 2nd floor:
Daily Reflector (Greenville)
Martin County Enterprise & Weekly Herald
Standard Laconic (Greene County)
Times-Leader (Ayden, Grifton, Winterville)
Washington Daily News (Washington, NC)
To find out if the library carries a print subscription to a particular journal, magazine, or newspaper, use the library catalog to perform a periodical title search.
1. Click the PCC Library Catalog link.
2. Type the title of a journal, magazine, or newspaper in the search box.
3. Choose "periodical title" from the drop-down menu.
4. Click the Search button.
If the title you searched is available, you will see a page with information about that particular periodical.
In the example below, the title of the magazine is Ebony. Further down on the page you will see a section that shows what print issues are available. This will usually be expressed as "current year's issues on display; previous 2 years in storage."