Journals, magazines, and newspapers are important sources for up-to-date information in all disciplines.
East Central College's print and online journal collection is diverse. It is often difficult to distinguish between the various levels of scholarship found in the collection.
In this guide we have divided the criteria for evaluating periodical literature into five categories:
Keeping these definitions in mind, and realize that none of the lines drawn between types of journals can ever be totally clear cut.
Click on the red tabs to learn about each type of periodical.
This Libguide adapted from http://guides.library.cornell.edu/scholarlyjournals, by Research & Learning Services, Olin Library, Cornell University Library, Ithaca, NY, USA, November 16, 2015.