There are two types of periodicals in terms of content: scholarly and non-scholarly periodicals. The type of periodical you will use defines the type of information that is available in it.
Watch these videos to understand how information differs depending on the type of periodical.
There are two types of periodicals in terms of format; online and print periodicals. In our library we offer the online periodicals through subscription databases. We also offer periodicals in print. You can find the current issues of popular periodicals and newspapers available at the browsing area of the Main level of our library. You can search for any periodical title through our Discovery .
Periodicals have many differences in terms of their purpose, audience, writers, language, publisher and publishing procedures.
Check the table to understand the basic characteristics of each periodical type.
Was this helpful?
Watch this video to find out what the peer review process is!
Accessing our databases indicates acceptance of our Acceptable use policy.
2022 John S. Bailey Library