"The Scientific Periodicals, 1771-1901 collection contains publications related chiefly to the hard sciences: mathematics, astronomy, chemistry, physics, geology (including mining), and the like. It also contains a few social sciences titles and literary magazines with science content." Titles include:
- The Anthropological Journal
- Astronomical Notices
- The American Chemist
- The American Journal of Microscopy and Popular Science
- The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist
- Popular Science Monthly.