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What is a Periodical?
A periodical is a publication that is issued regularly, published at weekly, monthly, quarterly, or other intervals. Periodicals range from technical and scholarly journals to illustrated magazines for mass circulation. --Credo Reference
What is a Journal?
A journal is "a periodical dealing especially with a specialist subject." Academic or scholarly articles are usually published in journals.--Credo Reference
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Books on Research
Information Now by
Call Number: 4th floor: ZA3075 .U67 2015
Publication Date: 2015-10-26
Every day researchers face an onslaught of irrelevant, inaccurate, and sometimes insidious information. While new technologies provide powerful tools for accessing knowledge, not all information is created equal. Valuable information may be tucked away on a shelf, buried on the hundredth page of search results, or hidden behind digital barriers. With so many obstacles to effective research, it is vital that students master the art of inquiry. Students will learn how to evaluate information, to incorporate it into their existing knowledge base, to wield it effectively, and to understand the ethical issues surrounding its use.
The Craft of Research by
Call Number: 4th floor: Q180.55.M4 B66 2016
Publication Date: 2016-10-19
With more than three-quarters of a million copies sold since its first publication, The Craft of Research has helped generations of researchers at every level--from first-year undergraduates to advanced graduate students to research reporters in business and government--learn how to conduct effective and meaningful research. This fundamental work explains how to find and evaluate sources, anticipate and respond to reader reservations, and integrate these pieces into an argument that stands up to reader critique.
Writing Literature Reviews-6th Ed by
Call Number: 2nd floor: H61.8 .G34 2014
Publication Date: 2014-01-01
* Guides students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. * Most chapters are conveniently divided into easy-to-follow guidelines, sequential steps, or checklists. Numerous examples throughout the book show students what should and should not be done when writing reviews. * Emphasizes critical analysis of reports of empirical research in academic journals--making it ideal as a supplement for research methods courses. * The activities at the end of each chapter keep students moving toward their goal of writing a polished, professional review of academic literature. *Includes nine model literature reviews for discussion and evaluation.