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Marketing 101 - Lafayette: Periodical Articles

Types of Resources

Periodicals are published on a regular basis. Examples are journals, magazines, newspapers and trade publications. 

  • Journals are specialized periodicals with generally long authoritative articles aimed at a professional audience. They are usually published quarterly or annually and most are peer reviewed. 
  • Magazines are more popular and often contain short articles and lots of advertising.  They are geared to the lay person or casual reader.
  • Newspapers are serial publications, usually printed on newsprint and generally issued daily or weekly, containing news, editorial comment, columns, advertising, comics, etc. 
  • Trade Publications are serials that focus on industry, product and business information in a magazine or newspaper format.
  • Peer Reviewed articles are reviewed by individual experts or a panel of experts prior to being accepted for publication.

Articles and Reports

You may want to begin your search by reviewing the current literature on your specific topic. The rersources below will lead you to journals, newsletters and trade journals which cover busines, economics, polling and consumer attitudes.

Individual Periodicals

Browse Marketing Periodicals

The link below will give you a list of magazines and journals on Marketing that are available full-text in the Library databases.