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In addition to book publications, currently subscribed journals and video library, FAMU Library also has an extensive collection of journals published in the 19th and 20th centuries. In order to make this collection available to readers and researchers, the library has published a list of all the journals on its website: XLSX periodicals.

The list consists of 180 titles that the library has purchased throughout its existence, older periodicals come from private donations and estates.

The titles are divided by subject. Of course, the largest number of magazines focuses on film and photography, but the library's collection also includes magazines on visual arts, literature, architecture, graphic design, typography, art theory, culture and socio-political issues.

Most of the journals are foreign, and even in the case of titles from the second half of the 20th century they are mainly German, British, French or American.

It is certainly worth mentioning the Czechoslovak pre-war and post-war magazines on amateur photography and film that capture the activities of amateur artists, such as Fotografický věstník, magazine published in the years 1899–1916 or Amatérská kinematografie published in the 1930s.

A rarity are several 19th-century French fashion magazines (Petit courrier des dames, L'art et la mode, Le Moniteur de la mode).

The journal collection is stored in the basement storage room and individual titles can be ordered to the reading room (orders are usually processed within the next day).

Currently subscribed magazines are available in the study room. Currently the library subscribes to 12 Czech and 11 foreign periodicals. Among the foreign journals there are two new ones this year: British Afterall Journal and American magazine MIT Technology Review. A subscription to Found Footage Magazine has also been renewed.

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14. March 2024