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Types of Periodicals

This guide provides a brief description of the types of periodicals and explains how to find a peer-reviewed article using the library's databases.

What are Periodicals?


Periodicals are publications that appear periodically whether it is annually, quarterly, monthly, weekly, or daily. Newspapers, magazines, journals, newsletters are all periodicals. Periodical articles are often the best sources of research for your papers as they contain recent information. There are different types of periodicals available in the library. Click on the tabs above to get a description of each type.