Introduction

This module covers how to use periodical databases to identify articles on a subject.

When you have completed this module you should be able to:

  • Distinguish between popular and scholarly periodicals
  • Choose a periodical database appropriate to your information need
  • Use a database to find an article on a topic
  • Understand the information on the result list and in the article record in the database
  • Understand how to access periodical databases both on campus and from home