Ulrich's Periodicals Directory

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As of December 31, 2014 Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory will be cancelled and will no longer be available through the Rutgers University Libraries. The Libraries deeply regret any inconvenience to our user community.

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Ulrich's Periodicals Directory provides access to detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on all types of periodicals, including academic journals, consumer magazines, trade publications, newsletters, newspapers, electronic publications, conference proceedings, e-zines, and other serials. Ulrichsweb also includes selected periodical reviews from Library Journal and Magazines for Libraries.


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Dates covered

Information is current and changes with every update; for archival information, see print editions. For information on recent changes, check out Ulrichs Update, on the left side of the page.

Updating frequency

Updated weekly.


Ulrich's Periodicals Directory is international and multilingual in scope. Publications from 242 countries are represented in Ulrich's. Information is collected from publishers of serials and through the research of Ulrich's editorial department.

Type of coverage

Contains information on active periodicals, as well as information about cessations and title changes. Includes irregular serials and annuals. Administrative publications of governmental agencies below state level are excluded.

Citations include ISSN, title, publishing body, country of origin, status (active or ceased), start year, frequency, document type, media, language, price, and other information fields. Refereed serials are indicated. Information about additional editions and formats is available where applicable. Publisher, ordering, and advertising information isincluded and selective access to reviews from library trade journals is provided.

For journals that are listed in the Journal Citation Reports, published by ISI, a link will be provided to the JCR listing for the journal. These connections are intended to facilitate the assessment of the importance of a journal in its field.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory

Producer/content provider

R.R. Bowker

Vendor/electronic presentation provider