The terms 'periodical', 'serial' and 'journal' are used interchangeably in the Library, usually to mean an academic or scholarly journal. Periodical is a broad term, meaning anything that is published periodically. It could be newspapers, magazines, newsletters or journals.
Also asked, what does periodical title mean?
Periodical literature (also called a periodical publication or simply a periodical) is a published work that appears in a new edition on a regular schedule. The most familiar example is the magazine, typically published weekly, monthly, or quarterly.
What is an example of a periodical?
A periodical is anything that comes out with regular issues. A daily newspaper, a weekly news magazine, a monthly journal, and an annual book series are all examples of periodicals. Some periodicals are published in ways that make them more valuable to scholars.
What is a periodical in writing?
Periodicals are magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, and newsletters. They are publications that are published at regular intervals. Daily newspapers, weekly magazines, and quarterly journals are all periodicals. These periodicals, written for a scholarly audience, are called journals.