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American Studies: Articles in Popular Periodicals & Scholarly Journals

Research guide for students in Princeton University's Program in American Studies


Full-text archive of core journals in select disciplines, going back to the first issue of each title. Allows powerful searching across fields. Jourrnal issues from the most recent 3-5 years are usually not available electronically through JSTOR, but Princeton will have another form of access.

Project Muse

Project MUSE

Project Muse provides full-text, subscription access to current content from hundreds of scholarly journals in all subject areas.It complements JSTOR offerings.

Book Reviews

If you do not find a review in one of these databases, confer with a reference librarian about other approaches, depending on the date and subject of the book in question.

Core Multidisciplinary Article Databases

Major Journals for American Studies

Google Scholar

Using Google Scholar can be a fast way to find an article for which you know the title.  However, you may be overwhelmed by search results while in the exploratory stage of research.  Note that not all the library's articles will be discoverable by Google Scholar.