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Title: Nature
Serial Number: 500C0004-A
Publication: Weekly

Introduction:

Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.

First, to serve scientists through prompt publication of significant advances in any branch of science, and to provide a forum for the reporting and discussion of news and issues concerning science. Second, to ensure that the results of science are rapidly disseminated to the public throughout the world, in a fashion that conveys their significance for knowledge, culture and daily life.


Digital Version Reading: https://www.nature.com/nature/about

Title: The Economist
Serial Number: 270C0001
Publication: Weekly

Introduction:

The Economist is a British magazine published by the Economist Group which was founded by James Wilson in September 1843. Most of the articles are witty, powerful, serious and humorous, and focus on how to tell readers the most in the least paragraph. It is one of the most wildly read political magazines in the world. It provides readers with deep analytical insights in a clear tone. Covering topics such as hot news, politics, business, technology and the arts, the magazine focuses on the beginning and end of global events, explores the logic behind stories and inspires readers to think from multiple perspectives.



Title: Science
Serial Number: 500B0008
Publication: Weekly

Introduction

Science has been at the center of important scientific discovery since its founding in 1880—with seed money from Thomas Edison. Today, Science continues to publish the very best in research across the sciences, with articles that consistently rank among the most cited in the world. In the last half century alone, Science published: the entire human genome for the first time, ever-before seen images of the Martian surface the first studies tying AIDS to human immunodeficiency virus.

Science also publishes science-related news, opinions on science and technology policy, and issues of interest to scientists. Unlike most scientific journals that focus on a particular field, Science and its rival, Nature, cover all subjects.


Digital Version Reading: https://science.sciencemag.org/

Title: Time
Serial Number: 300B0004 (Domestic Ed);300B0005 (Asia Ed)
Publication: Weekly

Introduction:

Focusing on the United States and the world has always been a feature of Time. Time's attention to news is extremely acute, and where there is good news, Time reporters are there. Its pen reaches every corner of the world. Time traced the history of isolated events, introduced foreign countries, invoked their politics, helped readers with spelling names, and used charts that newspapers had never used before. It personalizes complex international issues and, in the process, breaks the framework of American journalism.



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Title: People Weekly
Serial Number: 300B0255
Publication: Weekly

Introduction:

Since its first publication in 1974, People has become part of American culture. Each week, People features the stories of the famous and the ordinary in an illustrated manner. People was originally published to tell extraordinary stories about ordinary people, but it featured celebrities as well as ordinary people with different cover person in each issue, which People wants readers to know about. People is the most accurate global positioning and one of the most effective magazine, focused on the public figures, not only includes exclusive news images of a large number of the stars, but also the depth interview. Because of its accurately editorial direction, it has been dubbed the most suitable magazine for reading in the toilet.



Title: Bloomberg BusinessWeek(Global Edition)
Serial Number: 270B0011-3
Publication: Weekly

Introduction:

Bloomberg Businessweek is the most influential business magazine in the world. Since its launch in 2006, Bloomberg Businessweek has provided in-depth coverage of current business, finance, and management trends to show readers the keys to success in the modern, complex economic society.




Title: Newsweek.(Domestic Ed)
Serial Number: 300B0006
Publication: Weekly

Introduction:

Newsweek is one of the top three American weekly journals with Time and US News and World Report. It is a weekly news magazine published in New York and distributed in the United States and Canada. In the United States, it is second only to Time, but it sometimes earns more advertising than Time. It overtook US News and World Report in circulation. Of the three, Newsweek is generally seen as more liberal than Time and more conservative than U.S. News and World Report.



Title: National Geographic
Serial Number: 268B0054
Publication: Monthly

Introduction:

Published by the National Geographic Society in October 1888, National Geographic has become one of the most widely known magazines in the world. It is published 12 times a year, except for the occasional special edition. The bright yellow border and laurel pattern on the cover have become a symbol of National Geographic, and these features are the registered trademark of the magazine. It published high quality articles about society, history and local customs around the world. The quality of its printing and graphics are also praised which made it a wonderland where photojournalists from all over the world dream of publishing their pictures.


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Title: Reader's digest
Serial Number: 300B0015-1 & 300B0015-2
Publication: Monthly

Introduction:

Reader's Digest is one of the best-selling magazines in the world. It is available in 48 editions in 19 languages and is sold in more than 60 countries. The monthly magazine's articles are easy to understand in style, rich in content, and often of lasting value and interest. It also aims to inform, broaden, edify and inspire readers of all ages and backgrounds. It covers topics such as health care, popular science, sports, gourmet cooking, travel and leisure, finance and politics, home and garden, arts and entertainment, and business and culture. Other regular columns include jokes, riddles, quizzes, animations and letters from readers. Reader's Digest aims to attract more and more readers in providing things in all fields that interest them.



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Title: BBC Music Magazine; The Complete Monthly Guide to Classical Music
Serial Number: 489C0097
Publication: Monthly

Introduction:

BBC Music Magazine is the world's bestselling classical Music Magazine. Every issue of BBC Music Magazine is an authoritative and respected publication of reviews and special reports on popular recorded Music in the international Music world. Founded in 1922, the BBC is one of the world's largest news broadcasters. In fact, BBC is not only the UK's leading international broadcasting and television media, but also a leader in magazines, Internet and CD distribution. BBC Magazines, which publishes magazines related to its television programmes, is the UK's third largest consumer magazine publisher, selling around 100 million copies a year.



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Title: Discover
Serial Number: 500B0186
Publication: Monthly

Introduction:

Discover attracts intelligent and curious readers forward thinkers and public advocates engaging in a dialogue of action that influences opinion leaders and encourages innovation. They are active in their communities, carry a strong voice concerning political issues and are very active in environmental groups.




Title: Fortune
Serial Number: 270B0017
Publication: Monthly

Introduction:

Fortune was founded in 1929 by Henry Luce, an American, to publish economic research articles. It is now owned by Time Inc., a unit of Time Warner Inc. Fortune, since 1954 launched the global top 500 list, has always become the focus of economic circles. The Fortune Global Forum, the annual meeting of the Fortune 500, is one of a series of high-profile financial forums hosted by Fortune. The columns of the magazine include management wisdom and practice, successful management strategies of outstanding companies, technology trends, the application of information technology in industrial and commercial enterprises, and reports on the development trend of the industry, country and regional market. In addition to the cover story, which is often a hot topic in the business world, the annual merchant selection and the thematic reader survey report also attract attention from enterprises. The annual list of listed companies published by the magazine is an indicator of high quality enterprises.



Title: Library Journal
Serial Number: 375B0058
Publication: Monthly

Introduction:

Library Journal was founded in 1876 by Melvay Dewey, the designer of the Dewey Decimal Classification. It reports on global library news and focuses on public libraries, publishing outstanding articles on a variety of professional practices, as well as analyzing library-related materials and facilities.



Title: TLS The Times Literary Supplement
Serial Number: 420C0001
Publication: Weekly

Introduction:

The Times Literary Supplement, founded in 1902, is regarded as the pre-eminent literary review and culture magazine of our time. Although it is called The Times Literary Supplement, its editing and business are in fact independent of The Times. The content is not limited to literature, but involves various fields of humanities, scholarship and art. As is said in the official history ends: "If you care about the life of the mind, you will surely find it indispensable." 




Title: Scientific American
Serial Number: 500B0017
Publication: Weekly

Introduction:

Scientific American is the most popular science magazine in the United States and around the world. It is the oldest continuously published journal in the United States and the sister publication of the prestigious Science. Since its first publication in 1845, 151 Nobel Prize winners have written articles. Scientific American has always been dedicated to reporting on the insightful observations and exciting advances in science and technology. Scientific American's ability to accurately identify new developments in science, and its ability to reveal important scientific ideas in advance, has made it far more than a science magazine. Scientific American has become an important resource for scientific research, learning and quality education.




Title: Harvard Business Review
Serial Number: 291B0007
Publication: Bimonthly

Introduction:

Harvard Business Review is committed to providing world-class reference standards for business management and promoting the internationalization of Chinese business management practices and research. It also provides thoughtful business insights and best practices to Chinese business professionals and thought-leaders around the world, improving management concepts and practices in Chinese society, and having a positive impact on managers and their organizations. 



Title: The Spectator
Serial Number: 300C0053
Publication: Weekly

Introduction:

Founded in 1828, The Spectator is the oldest of The UK's national weekly magazines. It is now owned by Barclay Brothers and The Daily Telegraph. It mainly deals with political issues, but also reviews books, music, opera, films and television shows. The Spectator is one of the few British publications that does not follow popular culture, pay more attentions on opera, poetry and classical music than pop or commercial films.





Title: New Scientist
Serial Number: 500C0088
Publication: Weekly

Introduction:

New Scientist is an international science magazine about recent technological developments. It was founded in 1956. In addition to daily news about the science world, the book also introduces many high-end science projects and promotes many scientific events, such as public lectures by experts. New Scientist is produced by a British weekly magazine. It is not a peer-reviewed science magazine, but is widely read by scientists and non-scientists alike, and often carries commentary on environmental issues such as climate change. It is said that IELTS readings often come from the magazine.


Digital Version Reading: https://www.newscientist.com/

Title: New England Journal of Medicine
Serial Number: 610B0016
Publication: Weekly

Introduction:

The New England Journal of Medicine, founded in 1811, is the world's longest-continuously published medical journal and is published by the Massachusetts Medical Association. The journal provides important, original research findings, clinical findings, and perspectives in biomedical and clinical practice, with an emphasis on practicality. More than half of the articles were written by people outside the United States. The journal is the most widely read and cited medical journal in the world, with a readership of more than 600,000 physicians, students, researchers, and other medical experts from approximately 177 countries and has a circulation of 200,000 in the United States. The magazine website has been upgraded to provide online access to all articles from its publications, as well as more powerful search and support services.



Digital Version Reading: https://www.nejm.org/medical-index

Title: Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine
Serial Number: 500C0088
Publication: Weekly

Introduction:

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance is an American personal finance monthly magazine published by Kiplinger since 1947. It claims to be the first American personal finance magazine and to deliver “sound, unbiased advice in clear, concise language”. It offers advices on managing money and achieving financial security, saving, investing, planning for retirement, paying for college, and major purchases like automobiles and homes.