Fordham University Libraries
Site Search:
Contact Library Library Home Page



SEARCH TIPS
Periodical Definition

Journals

Magazines


Let’s search the catalog using the Periodical Title search option.
  • Type: Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging
  • Select: Periodical Title

Search Results:


PERIODICALS - DEFINITION


Periodicals are items that are received on a regular or periodic basis. For example, once a week or once a month.

JOURNALS

 

Journals contain articles written by scholars or professionals in a particular field. Peer Reviewed journals are comprised of articles that have been examined by several scholars and deemed worthy of publication.

The scope of journals are very focused and are geared toward academics and professionals. Journals provide bibliographies that may lead to other relevant research.

MAGAZINES


Magazines contain articles written by journalists or scholars.

Magazines are comprised of articles geared toward the general public and usually discuss popular interest or current events.

Magazines usually contain images or photographs.

Test your knowledge - Take the Lesson 2 Quiz



Contact Library | Library FAQ | University Home