Κολέγιο CITY College
Main Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece

The Periodical Collection

The Print Periodical Collection consists of: journals, periodicals, bank reports and statistic bulletins. The main subject areas covered are: Business Studies & Economics, Computer Science, Psychology, English Studies and Social Sciences.

 

WHAT... is a Periodical?

A periodical is a publication which appears at regular intervals, e.g. weekly, monthly or quarterly.

It normally contains articles submitted by several contributors. Typical examples are: journals, bulletins and newsletters. It may be in printed, digital (electronic), or other formats.

 

WHY... are Periodical Articles important?

  • They provide current and up-to-date information.
  • Articles are sources of high-quality information.
  • Articles may often be the only source of information on a particular topic.

 

How... do I know which Periodical Articles are scholarly?

Scholarly articles are broken into sections, each with its own purpose:

  • The abstract: a summary of the article.
  • The introduction: a background on the article's topic.
  • Methods and materials: could be the results of an experiment or study. The results discuss what was learned, followed by the conclusion or discussion, which describes the implications of the study, what might have gone wrong, and what this means for the future.
  • References section: contains a list of the resources used for research and to write the article.

 

WHERE... are Periodicals located?

The print Periodicals Collection (PC) contains individual issues of journals received within the last ten years. Periodicals are arranged in alphabetical order by title. The most recent issue of a journal is shelved on the "Current Periodicals" displays. Old periodicals which have academic value are relegated to the closed stacks.

Journal Titles within the print Periodical Collection can be searched through OpenABEKT Online Library Catalogue.

 

HOW DO I... find a Periodical Article?

Whether you have a specific reference from a reading list, a bibliography, or not, you should first consult the OpenABEKT Catalogue to find out if the library has the specific periodical in which the article appears.

  • If so, look for it in Project Room, where the Current Periodicals are held.
  • If the ILC does not subscribe to the periodical, consult a member of the ILC staff for further assistance.

Alternatively, use a PC to search the appropriate e-resource to locate articles on topics of your interest. Periodical articles may be traced using e-journals, digital libraries and electronic databases.

Electronic Journals: are digital versions of print journals, or they may be electronic publications with no print counterpart.

Tip: Use the “Keeping up-to-date with a Subject” guide and the “Finding Articles on a Subject” guides available at the ILC Help Guides web pages.

Online Databases: : provide access to full texts or abstracts of articles.

Tip: Use the “How to Search in Databases” guide and other useful guides available at the ILC Help Guides web pages.

 

If only an ABSTRACT is available use the Interlibrary Request Service to obtain the FULLTEXT of the item.

 

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