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This guide will help you understand the differences between different types of periodicals and how you access them at AHC.
Last Updated: May 26, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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What is a Periodical?

A periodical is a publication that is produced on a regular basis at fixed intervals (such as daily, weekly, biweekly, monthly, quarterly, annual). Periodicals include:

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Journals
  • Trade


Contents of this Guide

Welcome! Use this Library Guide to help you understand the differences between types of periodicals, where you can find periodical articles, and how to access them.


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