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Finding Scholarly Journals Tutorial: Tutorial

Welcome

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 "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