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Finding Scholarly Journals Tutorial: An Introduction to Periodicals


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 from them after a Google search or handling the 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 for your course. Those types are:

Commentary/Opinion Magazines

Professional Magazines

Scholarly Journals

Begin with the video in the adjacent column to the right. Then, navigate to the other three videos using the tabs or links above.

Last Updated: April 8, 2014

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