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ZoteroBib & Other Citation Management Systems
One method of identifying relevant sources on a topic is to review the bibliography of a respected source. It's essential to know how to "read" the citations for the items listed to determine if they're referencing a book, a journal article, a chapter in a book, etc. This handout will help.
Periodical Publication Categories
Ulrichsweb(Ulrich's Periodical Directory)is the authoritative source of detailed information on periodicals of all types -- academic and scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more from around the world.
Are Books Considered Scholarly Resources?
Are Books Considered Scholarly Publications?
It depends. Just as periodicals can be categorized as academic, scholarly, peer reviewed or popular, books and other "grey literature" research resources are also published with different audiences and purposes. This handout will help you determine if a book or another type of research resource is academic/scholarly in nature.