A 'periodical' or 'serial' = any publication published regularly (includes magazines, newspapers, newsletters).
A ‘scholarly’/academic’ journal: periodical containing research articles, that is peer-reviewed, and aimed at researchers.
Peer review: every paper/article submitted to the journal is reviewed by independent experts. Papers are accepted/rejected based on quality.
The key Business Information Systems databases are:
ABI Inform covers management theory, management techniques, human resource management, information systems ,business, business trends,
Business Source Complete covers management, accounting, marketing, human resources , finance
Business Abstracts w Full Text covers marketing, management and all business subjects
Emerald covers a broad range of management topics including information systems
Computer Science Databases
ACM Digital Library Full text collection of every article published by ACM, including over 50 years of archives and The Guide to Computing Literature - Bibliographic collection from major publishers in computing with over 750,000 entries
IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) provides a single source of almost a third of the world's current electrical engineering and computer science literature. Access is given to journals, conference proceedings and standards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE)
The databases below contain useful articles related to business, information systems and computer science
Web of Science, Science Direct, JSTOR , Academic Search Complete
See the full list of databases available at UCC Library.