PERIODICALS WHY? WHAT? WHERE? HOW?. WHAT? Magazines, Journals, Newspapers that are published on a regular basis. For example: –New York Times – daily.
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WHAT? Magazines, Journals, Newspapers that are published on a regular basis. For example: –New York Times – daily –Business Week – weekly –Journal of Psychology – monthly You will usually find the word “serial” used to indicate that the title is a periodical. What are periodicals?
Why scholarly? Why popular? SCHOLARLYPOPULAR Professional or Expert in field Author Journalist, student, popular author Tables, graphs, maps Special Features Glossy paper, color images, advertisements Long articles Length Short articles Professors, researchers, students Audience General reading audience Continued… WHY?
SCHOLARLYPOPULAR Bibliography, works cited, footnotes Credits No bibliographies, mentions reports/specialists Advanced reading level Language Non-technical language Reviewed by peers, experts/scholars in the field Review Policy/ Editor Editor or editorial board reviews Discusses a specific scholarly field Purpose Current events, general interest Why scholarly? Why popular?
Where are the periodicals located? Basement –Periodicals Room –Education Room 3 rd Floor –Science Section E-Journals –http://memex.lehman. cuny.edu/http://memex.lehman. cuny.edu/ –Browse the e-journals list WHERE?
How to locate a periodical? Check the CUNY+ web catalog –The catalog will indicate the availability at Lehman or one of the other CUNY libraries http://memex.lehman.cuny.edu/ Check the list of E-Journals available at Lehman –This list will give you access to over 6,000 e-journals. http://memex.lehman.cuny.edu/ HOW?
Your Turn Get into groups Write your names on the worksheet Discuss strategy – 2 minutes only! Go to the periodicals room and begin I will help you with the microform reader/printers, if needed Return worksheets to me GOOD LUCK!!!