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 databases for Applied Social Studies are:
Further resources from our Top Multidisciplinary databases or see also the full list of databases available at UCC Library.
For information about Newspapers in UCC Library, and newspapers available through Library databases, see the Newspapers Guide.