Browsing Journals

Need a study break? Van Wylen Library has over 400 periodicals in its browsing collection on nearly any topic you can think of. While you may be familiar with popular magazines in the collection such as People or Rolling Stone, consider these other magazines the next time you’re looking for something other than textbooks to read:

Consumer Reports

consumerreportsConsumer Reports offers reviews and ratings of a variety of products. If you’re considering making a major purchase and would like a wide selection of side-by-side comparisons, Consumer Reports can be a helpful resource.

Sky & Telescope

skyandtelescopeIf you’d like to take your stargazing to the next level, check out Sky & Telescope. This magazine includes articles related to astronomy and How Tos, such as how to see stationary satellites or how to spot certain planets.

mihistoryMichigan History

Michigan History, published by the Historical Society of Michigan, has a range of articles related to the history of our state. The magazine not only features information on historical events that happened in Michigan but also shows how larger historical milestones such as the Civil War had Michigan connections.

Psychology Today

psychtodayInterested in psychology but confused by scientific language? Psychology Today presents a variety of psychological topics such as personality and mental well-being in layman’s terms.

Check out these and many others in the magazines and journals browsing collection.

— Bethany Stripp, Library Student Blogger

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