Expanded access to Scientific American now available

Written by Jon Ritterbush, Electronic Resources Librarian

Cover of April 2010 Scientific AmericanScientific American is considered one of the world’s leading magazines of scientific discovery and technological innovation, written in a style which is both informative and accessible to the general public.

Now, all issues of  Scientific American back to 1993 are now available online in full-page PDF format. Need articles from before 1993? The library owns back issues dating to 1845 in print or microfilm. Visit the lower level of the library and page through these older issues, or if you’re a UNK distance student, place a request through Interlibrary Loan to have an article sent to you online.

Whether you’re looking for issues of Scientific American, or issues from thousands of other journals titles, you can locate these journals by title using the Journal Finder, Enhanced Catalog or Classic Catalog.  Any of these three tools will indicate whether that magazine or journal is available in print or online through UNK.

Own an iPhone or iPod Touch?  Access to Scientific American is available to you in a mobile-friendly format.  Check out the Nature mobile apps page to download a free app for accessing science news from Scientific American and Nature.

Need content earlier to this? Visit the lower level of the library and page through older issues, or place a request through the library’s distance learning support services to have desired content delivered to you if you cannot physically come to the library.