Library Tutorial - Learning Goals

This tutorial covers basic concepts regarding articles and periodical literature.

After completing the tutorial you will know

how to differentiate between popular magazines and scholarly journals

how to read an article citation

when to use a periodical index

how to choose an appropriate online periodical index for your topic

how to search an online periodical index for articles on your topic

how to find the full text of articles


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Original Finding Articles material © 2005 by Blinn College Library. This tutorial incorporates material from Searchpath, a tutorial developed by Western Michigan University, © 2001-2002, from TILT, a tutorial developed by the Digital Information Literacy Office for the University of Texas System Digital Library, © 1998-2002, and from SBU Library Research Guide material © 2004 by the Stony Brook University Libraries. This material may be reproduced, distributed, or incorporated, provided that appropriate credit is given.