Types of Periodicals  Periodicals have a variety of characteristics. They can be divided into 3  main types or categories....
Which is which?Scholarly                                Popular• Few illustrations                      • Many illustratio...
How do you find them?• Databases    – OmniFileFullTextSelect contains scholarly, professional and      popular articles.  ...
Scholarly: Academic Journals• Examples:   – Journal of Social Psychology   – Journal of Applied Physiology   – New England...
Popular: Professional Trade Journals• Examples:  – Advertising Age  – Library Journal  – Modern Plastics• Characteristics:...
Popular: Magazines• Examples:  – Sports Illustrated  – Parenting  – Martha Stewart Living• Characteristics:  – Lower readi...
Popular: News Magazines• Examples:  – Time  – Newsweek  – U.S. News & World Report• Characteristics  – Non-technical langu...
Popular: Opinion Journals• Examples:  – National Review  – Christianity Today  – New Republic• Characteristics:  – Educate...
Popular: Newspapers• Examples:  – New York Times  – Wall Street Journal  – Detroit News• Characteristics:  – Current infor...
Questions?     Ask a reference librarian!Phone: 517-750-6742  OR 800-968-9103 ext. 1742Email: saulibrary@gmail.com
Image Creditshttp://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0720.htmlhttp://www.marthastewart.com/customer-serviceh...
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Scholarly v popular rev march_4_2013

  1. 1. Types of Periodicals Periodicals have a variety of characteristics. They can be divided into 3 main types or categories. This tutorial will explain mainly the differences between popular and scholarly journals. SPopular Professional ScholarlyMagazines Journals Journals
  2. 2. Which is which?Scholarly Popular• Few illustrations • Many illustrations – Usually graphs or charts – Usually glossy, color photos• Few advertisements • Many advertisements – Usually for academic services or – Usually for consumer products items related to journal topic. • Short articles, no bibliographies• Lengthy articles with • Author may not be listed and bibliographies credentials are rare• Author is listed with credentials – Usually staff or freelance writers – Usually part of a university • Articles cover general interest• Article discusses original research topics• Written using vocabulary of the • Written for general public using academic subject everyday vocabulary
  3. 3. How do you find them?• Databases – OmniFileFullTextSelect contains scholarly, professional and popular articles. – Some databases contain mainly scholarly journal articles. If you want only scholarly sources, be sure to select the “Peer Reviewed” box in your search!• Newsstands - Some popular magazines can be found at newsstands as well as in databases.
  4. 4. Scholarly: Academic Journals• Examples: – Journal of Social Psychology – Journal of Applied Physiology – New England Journal of Medicine• Characteristics: – Technical language – Reports of original research – Research methods and results, discussion and extensive citations
  5. 5. Popular: Professional Trade Journals• Examples: – Advertising Age – Library Journal – Modern Plastics• Characteristics: – Written for professionals in the field – Current trends and practices – Meetings, jobs, personalities
  6. 6. Popular: Magazines• Examples: – Sports Illustrated – Parenting – Martha Stewart Living• Characteristics: – Lower reading level – Tips, how to, recipes – Targeted to specific consumer groups
  7. 7. Popular: News Magazines• Examples: – Time – Newsweek – U.S. News & World Report• Characteristics – Non-technical language – Current events overviews – Book and movie reviews
  8. 8. Popular: Opinion Journals• Examples: – National Review – Christianity Today – New Republic• Characteristics: – Educated audience – Particular viewpoint – Commentary on politics and society
  9. 9. Popular: Newspapers• Examples: – New York Times – Wall Street Journal – Detroit News• Characteristics: – Current information – News stories and features – Opinion and commentary
  10. 10. Questions? Ask a reference librarian!Phone: 517-750-6742 OR 800-968-9103 ext. 1742Email: saulibrary@gmail.com
  11. 11. Image Creditshttp://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0720.htmlhttp://www.marthastewart.com/customer-servicehttp://img.timeinc.net/time/magazine/archive/covers/2012/1101120109_400.jpghttp://c0.nrostatic.com/nrd/images/covers/20120206.gifhttp://www.tandf.co.uk/common/jcovers/websmall/V/VSOC.jpg
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