Periodical is the generic name for a "periodic" publication, such as newspaper, journal, or magazine published at a regular interval, which may be daily, weekly, monthly, or even annually.
Journals, magazines, and newspapers are all examples of periodicals.
The ORU library subscribes to more than 32,000 periodicals in a variety of publication media, with most titles available full text online. Online full text titles include links to the full text with options to browse a single issue or search all issues to find an article.
To find a periodical title, search the ORU opens new windowJournal Finder+.
Inquire at the One-Stop Library Services Desk if you have questions or need assistance locating a periodical.
To view Journal titles in a database:
Use the "Publications" link, or similar link, in a database (located in the top menu bar in EBSCO databases) to search or browse the periodical titles in the database. When you identify a title, mark one or more to search, or click a journal title to view the publication record.
opens new window ORU Library Catalog
Use for "in-house" periodical titles, those located in the library, such as current issues, bound print issues, and microform formats. The library catalog does NOT include online periodical titles.
This EBSCO tutorial demonstrates how to use Journal Finder+ (or publication finder). [2:27 mins]