MAGZINES AND PERIODICALS

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MAGZINES AND PERIODICALS

  1. 2. <ul><ul><li>Common types include journals, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>magazines and newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Issued on a regular basis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(daily, weekly, monthly, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>quarterly, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Issued more than once a year </li></ul></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Timeliness : The chief advantage that magazines have over books is time. Information comes out more quickly in periodicals than it can in books. Often times, an article that will eventually appear in book form, originally appears in an article in a magazine or journal. Some disciplines, especially the science and technology fields such as engineering, rely very heavily on periodicals for the latest developments in their rapidly changing fields. </li></ul><ul><li>Original sources : Results of original research are often printed in periodicals first. Reviews of new books, works of art and performances often only appear in periodicals. Often the information contained in a periodical article will never appear elsewhere, either in a book or other work. </li></ul><ul><li>Ease of use : Periodicals can often provide good summary information on a field. For a short research paper, information from articles may be easier to manage than a lengthy book. Consider how in-depth you want your information to be. </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Outdated information : Research results published in periodicals is often quickly disproved by more current research . Depending on what your topic is, you may want to make sure that the information you have is indeed the latest report. A book may be a better format in that several studies may be compared at once and indicate the progression of different experiments or studies and may indicate a more complete picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Incorrect information : Because of the pressure of deadlines with periodicals, information is not always checked as thoroughly as it is in books. This problem will vary, depending on the review policy of a particular publication. </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of context : Even if you are only interested in one section of a larger work on a topic, having the context of the larger work can help in the understanding of the one section. </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Periodical lang. periodicity editor owner </li></ul><ul><li>Saras Salil Hindi Fortnight ly - Delhi Press Patra Prakashan </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Mangalam Malayalam Weekly M.C.Verghese Mangalam Publications </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Employment English Weekly Shalini Narayanan Jagadish Reddy </li></ul><ul><li>News </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>India Today English Fortnight Arun Puri Living Media India Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Outlook English Weekly Vinod Mehta Hathway Investments Ltd </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>FilmFare English Monthly Jitesh Pillai Bennett & Coleman Ltd. </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Fashion magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Health and fitness </li></ul><ul><li>magazines </li></ul><ul><li>History magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Luxury magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Men's magazines </li></ul><ul><li>News magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Student magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Travel magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Women's magazines </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>A magazine is a periodical for general reading, containing articles on various subjects by different authors. Main features include: </li></ul><ul><li>A glossy look to attract the casual reader.  </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of advertising.  </li></ul><ul><li>Short articles (compared to a journal).  </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of photographs.  </li></ul>
  7. 10. <ul><li>Cover news, current events, hobbies, or special interests. </li></ul><ul><li>Are targeted at the general public, and available to a broad </li></ul><ul><li>audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Articles are usually written by a member of the editorial staff or a free lance writer. </li></ul><ul><li>The language of the articles is geared for any educated audience, and does not assume familiarity with the subject matter. </li></ul><ul><li>Include many illustrations, often with large, glossy photographs and graphics for an aesthetically pleasing appearance. </li></ul><ul><li>Include advertisements. </li></ul><ul><li>Sources are sometimes cited, but articles do not usually include footnotes or a bibliography . </li></ul><ul><li>Are typically published weekly or monthly. </li></ul>
  8. 12. <ul><li>Glamour </li></ul><ul><li>Newsweek </li></ul><ul><li>Rolling Stone </li></ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. News & World Report </li></ul><ul><li>GQ </li></ul><ul><li>Forbes </li></ul><ul><li>Verve </li></ul><ul><li>Blender </li></ul><ul><li>FilmFare </li></ul>

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