A periodical index is a guide to the contents of periodicals. Some periodical indexes are general in coverage while others focus on a particular subject like history, poetry, engineering or medicine. Periodical indexes can be arranged in numerous ways: by author, title of the article, or subject. You would use a periodical index to find articles about a certain topic or by a certain author. Periodical indexes may be in a print or an electronic format.
an alphabetical list of citations (usually arranged by subject or author) to articles in different periodicals. There are many periodical indexes covering all subject areas. [Go to Top of Page
an index that contains bibliographic reference s to articles found only in periodical s, compared to many indexes that include books, chapters in books, dissertations, etc. Social Sciences Index is an example of a periodical (only) index. See also *NEWSPAPER INDEX and .
A cumulative list of periodical articles, arranged alphabetical ly by subject and by author's last name. Most periodical indexes are devoted to a specific field (example: PsycInfo in psychology) or type of periodical (example: New York Times Index). In libraries, periodical indexes may be available in print, on CD-ROM, via the online catalog, or as separate online databases.
Is used to locate information on a topic or subject. Until the 1980s, most periodical indexes were printed. Print indexes are usually organized alphabetically by subject. Most periodical indexes are now available on computer databases and have additional search and retrieval features available. See also: Database
An alphabetical list that refers you to articles within periodicals. The list is generally arranged by subject or author. Periodical indexes are used to locate articles by subject or author within magazines, journals, and newspapers. Del Mar college also has several that are computerized.
An index, in print or electronic form, to a group of journals, magazines and/or newspapers, which allows you to search by subject, author, title, etc. A periodical index may include articles, book reviews, book chapters, thesis, conference papers, etc. Subject coverage may be broad (e.g. Canadian Periodical Index) or specific (e.g. Art Index). All periodical indexes provide a citation, but only some include an abstract and/or the full text of the article.
a database of thousands or millions of citations to articles published in a selected group of journals
a guide to articles in a group of periodicals, journals, or newspapers
a helpful tool used to find published articles on your subject of interest
an alphabetical listing of magazine or journal articles by subject, and sometimes by author
an alphabetized listing of works that are published at regular intervals of more than one day
a print source that provides cumulative subject access to articles published in newspapers, magazines, and journals
a searchable list of articles published in journals, magazines or newspapers
A resource that refers you to articles in periodicals. Since about 1980 print indexes have been replaced by electronic databases, where you can look up articles by subject heading.
an access tool that locates and lists articles which have appeared in journals, magazines, or newspapers that is organized by subject. A periodical index lists the author, title, name of periodical, volume, pages and date of publication. Some indexes supply abstracts that summarize the content of articles. Both indexes and abstracts are located online.
Stand-alone publication in either print or electronic form which refers the user to magazine, journal, or newspaper articles.
An index to articles published in many periodicals issued at regular intervals and cumulated annually. It may also include conference proceedings, selected books, book chapters, reports, and dissertations.
Periodical indexes list articles which have appeared in journals, magazines, or newspapers. They list author, title, name of periodical, volume, pages and date of publication. Abstracts are indexes that also contain summaries of the content of the article. Paper indexes and abstracts can be found in the Reference Area. Web-based indexes and abstracts are available via the LAMP Home Page - ELECTRONIC RESOURCES.
An index to selected journals, magazines, or newspapers (periodicals), usually organized by a particular subject or periodical type. Used to find information about articles contained in the periodical(s) covered. See also -- See also -- Periodicals
A cumulative list of periodical articles in which the citations are entered by subject (or in classified arrangement) and sometimes under the author's last name.
A collection, print or electronic, of periodical citations.
A list of periodical articles that allows the user to search for article citations by subject, author and often other terms. It is now common for libraries to provide online periodical indexes (sometimes referred to as Article Indexes or Article Databases. CD-ROM, print and microform are other formats that may be available. Periodical indexes range from the very general - e.g. Canadian Business and Current Affairs (CBCA) to specific disciplines e.g. Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) or group of disciplines e.g. Science Indexes. Some online periodical indexes contain the full article as well as the citation - these are often referred to as "fulltext" databases. Some examples are Academic Search Premier, ABI/Inform, CBCA.
Cumulative listing of periodical articles, alphabetically by subject and by author's last name. Most periodical indexes are devoted to a specific field (i.e. psychology) or type of periodical (i.e. newspapers). In Reese Library, periodical indexes are available in print and on GALILEO. To select the most appropriate periodical index for your topic, please ask the librarian at the Reference Desk for assistance.
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Periodical indexes are used to locate articles by subject or author in magazines, journals, or newspapers. The entries are usually arranged alphabetically by subject or author. The indexes are bound and arranged by year. In the Mudd Library, these are located on the shelves at the end of the Reference Collection on the south end of the first floor.
Indexes assist you to find journal articles on a particular topic. A wide range of online periodical indexes are available via Subject Resources@Library. Print periodical indexes are also available and are often located in the Library's Reference Collection.
An alphabetical list which refers to articles within periodicals. It is generally arranged by subject or author, and used to locate articles in magazines, journals and newspapers.
A periodical index is used to locate articles within magazines, journals and newspapers by subject or author. The majority of periodical indexes now are online or in CD-ROM, while some of them are printed and bound/arranged by year in the library.
a list of articles that appear in journals, magazines, and newspapers, usually arranged alphabetically by subject and author. They index only a specific group of periodicals for a specified time period. A periodical index will provide all the information you need ( i.e. citations) to locate the article (title of article, title of publication, date, page number, etc.). Many periodical indexes are now in computerized form, i.e. they exist as databases.
a work which lists, by subject (and often author), the articles which appear in a prescribed group of periodicals. Some periodical indexes are general (e.g., Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature, General Science Index), and some treat specific fields (e.g., Engineering Index). Provides citations and sometimes abstracts or even full-text of the articles.
An index to a group of periodicals; some cover a broad range of general periodicals such as Reader's Guide and others cover periodicals in one specific subject area, such as Religion Index or Education Index; may be available in print, online or both. Print indexes contains a list of those print indexes owned by Hofheimer Library.
A printed or electronic list of citations of periodical/journal/magazine articles. It may be organized by keyword, subject, author's name, etc. Some examples of popular periodical indexes are Academic Search Premier, the Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature, Biological Abstracts and Engineering Index.
An index that lists articles located in journals, magazines, or newspapers. Periodical indexes provide citations, including author, title, periodical title, volume, pages, and publication date information. Some periodical indexes include abstracts which are summaries of the article content.
an index to the material in a periodical or group of periodicals with similar subjects.
A database containing citations to periodical articles and/or books, often focusing on a particular subject area (e.g., American history or psychology). Periodical indexes are available in either print or electronic format, and most can be searched by using subject heading and author terms. Electronic formats also allow keyword searching.
A research tool which allows you to search for articles by subject. Indexes are published commercially or by associations and therefore do not indicate if a particular library owns a periodical title.
An index that refers you to articles in periodicals, including newspapers, usually arranged alphabetically by subject and author in print indexes, e.g . the New York Times Index.
an index to articles in magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals. Many periodical indexes are now available in electronic form.
A guide used to find articles that were published in periodicals.
An alphabetical list of citations to articles in different serial publications; can be arranged by author/title/subject
An to material contained in several periodicals, usually arranged by subject and/or author. Periodical indexes in the University of Central Florida Libraries collection are marked with "Index" as part of the call number.
An alphabetical list of citations to articles in different serial publications that may be in print or electronic format or both.
A subject, author, or title to a group of periodicals. Examples include the Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature, Social Sciences Index, and General Sciences Index.
A cumulative listing of citations to periodical articles, arranged alphabetically by subject and by author's last name. Most periodical indexes are devoted to a specific field or discipline or type of periodical (for example, newspapers).
A periodical index is a guide to the contents of periodicals. Some periodical indexes are general in coverage while others focus on a particular subject like agriculture, economics, or history. Periodical indexes can be arranged in numerous ways: by author, title of the article or subject. You would use a periodical index to find if there are articles about a certain topic or by a certain author. You would then have to go to the periodical itself to find the full article.
see Journal index.
A database of articles appearing in periodicals, which can be searched by author, title, journal name, subject, words in the abstract, etc.
A listing that cites the individual articles appearing in a selected group of periodicals.
A periodical index lists all the articles that have been published in periodicals. There are many different indexes, covering a variety of different subjects.
a list of citations for articles published on various topics which is arranged alphabetically and grouped by subject or author.
A subject index to a group of periodicals.
A subject and author index to the articles in a selected list of periodicals. You use a periodical index to identify articles in journals and magazines. When summaries of articles are included, the periodical index is called an Abstracts, as in Criminal Justice Abstracts, for example. Most subjects have one of more specialized periodical indexes or abstracts devoted to them. The Library has periodical indexes in print and electronic formats.
A list of all the articles that have been published in a magazine, journal, newspaper, or newsletter or in a set of periodicals. Many periodical indexes are available as online databases, though many online versions are limited to articles published in the last ten or twenty years. Print indexes often include all years of a periodical's publication.