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What's a Periodical?

Module Three: Gathering Information

Information Literacy Tutorial Main Menu

  • periodicalsA periodical is a magazine, journal, newspaper
  • is published generally at regular intervals.
  • can be read in paper, microform and electronic format.
  • contain articles, reviews, editorials, critical essays, short stories, poetry, and other short works
  • from multiple contributors with content controlled by editors or an editorial board.

How do you search for journal, magazine, and newspaper articles? Use either an Index or Database.

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