How to add magazines to your Papers 2 for Mac library

When you have full magazines (not a collection of separate articles belonging to a magazine), you can organize them in Papers much in the same way as you would an article.

  • Drag and drop your magazine issue into Papers, here we use an example of two issues for the Harvard Business Review:

  • Once added to your library, you can edit the magazine's metadata from the default Journal to Magazine Article:

  • Now all you need to do is edit the metadata to at least include the magazine's name, and you can also include the volume and issue numbers:

  • Now, all issues for the same magazine will automatically be grouped as a magazine in your periodicals section: