Quick Fact—A library book is a written composition
that has been published on pages bound together. A librarian
may call a book a monograph.
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Quick Fact—An article is a standalone part of a larger
written work such as a scholarly journal, magazine, or newspaper.
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Quick Fact—A journal is a periodical dedicated to
a particular subject, for example, “She reads the
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Quick Fact—A magazine is a periodical with pictures
and stories of general or popular interest, for example, “He
reads ‘Time’ magazine.”
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Quick Fact—A database is an organized collection of
data for a specific purpose. For example PsycInfo is a database
of articles and books published in the psychology literature.
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Quick Fact—Music may mean scores for playing on an
instrument or recordings for amplified playback.
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Quick Fact—Video recordings are available in several
formats such as tapes (VHS) or disks (DVDs)
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This page is about periodicals—chiefly journals and magazines. For help finding journals, click here. For help finding magazines, click here.
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Friday, August 26, 2011
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