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Library and Information Science: Databases

This guide is designed to help students and faculty access credible resources related to the study of Library and Information Science.

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Current students, faculty, and staff can access all electronic library resources off campus, it’s easy!  When prompted, just enter your MySLCC username and password and you’re all set to explore our resources. 

You also use your MySLCC credentials to login to the Library Catalog to access your library account to place holds or renew materials.  If you have any questions, contact the Reference Desk at 801-957-4610.

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Scholarly, Popular, Trade/Professional? What's in a name?

Different types of publications have different purposes and different audiences. When we talk about journals, we can usually divide these publications into three broad categories: scholarly, popular, and trade/professional publications.
 

  Scholarly Journals Popular Journals Trade/Professional Publications
Purpose Informs and reports on original research done by scholars and experts in the field. Entertains and informs a general audience without providing in-depth analysis. Reports on industry trends and new products or techniques useful to people in a trade or business.
Authors Articles are written by subject specialists and experts in the field. Articles are written by journalists, freelance writers, or an editorial staff. Articles are usually written by specialists in a certain field or industry.
Audience Intended for a limited audience - researchers, scholars, and experts. Intended for a broad segment of the population, appealing to non-specialists. Intended for practitioners in a particular profession, business, or industry.

 

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