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Finding Scholarly Journals Tutorial: Tutorial


Welcome to the Finding Scholarly Journals Tutorial!

This tutorial will introduce you to a set of information sources collectively called PERIODICALS. Whether you are downloading articles after a database search or handling an actual print publication, these will be major information sources for all your academic work.

Four short videos will introduce you to the idea of a periodical, and then describe three major TYPES that you should find yourself using extensively in your courses. Those types are:

Commentary/Opinion Magazines

Professional/Trade & Industry Magazines

Scholarly/Peer-Reviewed Journals

Begin with the video "An Introduction to Periodicals," and then watch the other three in any order you want.

An Introduction to Periodicals

An Introduction to Professional Magazines

An Introduction to Scholarly Journals

An Introduction to Commentary/Opinion Magazines

Ready to begin searching for articles?

You will find recent articles in all the types of periodicals described in this tutorial in the database OmniFile. Link to it below.