The Pitts Library subscribes to more than 1,200 periodicals, with special strength in titles from sub-Saharan Africa, and typically adds over 4,500 issues to its collections annually. Periodicals holdings include more than 60 newspaper subscriptions.

We are moving some items to the Storage Library. Click here to learn more about the titles and years affected.

At this time, most periodicals published before 1950 are not identified in our online catalog. Please use this request form to have volumes sent from the Storage Library.


Of the more than 60 newspapers received by Pitts Theology Library, special strengths reside in Methodist conference newspapers and Christian newspapers from sub-Saharan Africa. We also receive newspapers from other Christian denominations and a selection of general interest and academic newspapers, including The New York Times, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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