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Genealogy: Find Periodicals

A guide to the Genealogy resources at the Alvin Sherman Library

NGS Quarterly

You can now search an online index of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly.

Search the National Genealogical Society Quarterly Index

Recent issues (1962–63, 1965–74, 1976–current) of all National Genealogical Society Quarterly issues are currently available, and limited back issues will be coming online periodically.

The NSU Alvin Sherman Library has paper copies of the NGS Quarterly in the Genealogy Collection. To find out what issues the Sherman Library has click here!

Locating Genealogy Periodicals

Browsing by Subject

If you want periodicals about... Use this specific word structure in a subject search, based on the example provided:
All genealogy periodicals Genealogy - Periodicals
General genealogy periodicals for the United States (such as: NGS Quarterly) United States - Genealogy - Periodicals
Genealogy periodical by locality (such as: North Carolina) North Carolina - Genealogy - Periodicals
Genealogy Periodical Index by locality (such as: Periodical index for Florida) Florida - Genealogy - Periodicals - Indexes
Periodicals by subject (such as: Irish Americans) Irish Americans - Genealogy - Periodicals
Periodicals providing vital records by locality (such as: Tennessee) Registers of births, etc. - Tennessee - Periodicals

Location Codes

If the location code says... The periodical can be found:
E-Journal Online; click on text "direct link to resource or other information" NOTE: You will need to have an Alvin Sherman Library card to log in.
LAW Library Shepard Broad Law Library; a separate library on the NSU campus. Public access allowed, but limited.
Sherman Library 3rd & 4th Floors. Uses the Library of Congress Classification system.
Sherman Library Genealogy Collection 4th Floor, Genealogy Collection. Uses the Library of Congress Classification system.
Sherman Library Microfilm/Microfiche 2nd Floor
Sherman Library Newspaper 2nd Floor
Sherman Library Periodical 2nd Floor
Sherman Library Popular Periodicals 2nd Floor
Sherman Library Reference 2nd Floor

Status Codes

If the status code says... You can:
Available Check the item out with an Alvin Sherman Library card.
Due xx-xx-2021 NOT check out the item. It is already checked-out to another patron.
LIB Use Only NOT check out the item. This item does not circulate and can only be used in the Library.

NOTE: Nearly all print periodicals are LIB Use Only.