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Periodicals Department

James White Library subscribes to approximately 2200 journals and 18 newspapers in print format, 6 electronic journal collections, and has access to many thousands more journals in electronic formats via the Internet or CD-ROM. The general periodicals and newspapers are housed on the lower floor of James White Library - all 120,000 volumes - while the Seminary periodicals are all located on the main floor in the Seminary library. An additional collection of periodicals relating to architecture, design and building are located in the Architecture Resource Center in the Division of Architecture.

Location & Address

The Periodicals Department is located on the lower floor of James White Library:

Periodicals Department
James White Library
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI 49104-1400
Phone: (269) 471-6344
Fax: (269) 471-6166


Monday- Thursday 9:30am-5:00pm; 7:30pm-9:30pm
Friday 9:30am-1:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm; 7:30pm-9:30pm


Periodicals at James White Library:
Periodicals A to Z
E-Databases A-Z

E-journal collections:
American Chemical Society Web Editionsauonly
Association of Computing Machinery Digital Libraryauonly
Blackwell Synergyauonly
Institute of Physics Electronic Journalsauonly
Oxford Journals Online
Springer LINKauonly
Wiley Interscience Journalsauonly

Free e-journals on the Web:
BioMed Central 80 peer reviewed journals free to all
Directory of Open Access Journals - free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.
Electronic Journals Library - English edition - Produced by the University Library of Regensburg, Germany this site facilitates the use of scholarly journals on the Internet. Searchable by subject, title or keyword. - Direct links to over 7000 scholarly periodicals which allow some or all of their online content to be viewed by ANYONE with Internet access for free (though some may require free registration).
Free Medical - 1020 medical journals available free and in full-text
PubMedCentral National Library of Medicine's digital archive of life sciences journal literature. Access to PMC is free and unrestricted.
auonly Licensed Databases - Access limited to enrolled students and faculty of Andrews University. An Andrews University username and password required for access. Click here for more details.


Lilly Williams
Periodicals Associate
Phone: (269) 471-3330

Policies & Documents

Serials Usage Counts

Periodical Resources Policy (January 2002)[PDF-297K]

Updated June 4, 2018