The periodical literature is published on a regular (or periodic) basis and includes publications such as newspapers, magazines, and journals. This literature has been used for centuries to communicate new information about events, popular thought, and scholarship.
In this guide, we'll talk about different types of periodicals, their purpose, and the kind of information you can expect to get from them.
There are 4 types of periodicals:
Different types of periodicals are suited for different purposes. Knowing what kind of periodicals you need can help you search more effectively!
Here are a few examples of different information needs you might have, and what periodical types would be best for each need.