Evaluating Periodicals

What are periodicals? Periodicals are publications that are printed periodically - daily (e.g., newspapers), weekly (e.g., magazines), monthly, quarterly (e.g., scholarly journals), or at other regular intervals. As you can see from the examples on this page, there are many kinds of periodicals, each one with a different purpose and a different target audience.
Time Magazine cover
 
Experimental Brain Research cover
In this tutorial we will explore the types of periodicals that you will likely find as you conduct your research. It is important for you to understand your information sources so that you can use them effectively to support your arguments.
 
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