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ENGL3060: Business & Professional Writing (Professor Simpkins): Plan C

Professional Associations

Use these sources to find associations in your career field.  Associations often publish periodicals that provide information on what's going on in a field and people important in the field.  

Identifying Essential Periodicals for a Profession

Check the sources listed and linked below for periodicals professionals in business and science should read to stay informed about their profession.

Reference Books

Use these sources available at the Reference Desk on the Library's 2nd floor to find periodicals (journals, magazines, newspapers) related to a profession.

  • Magazines for Libraries - Z6941 .M23
  • Ulrich's Periodical Directory - Z6941 .U5 

Publication Searches in Databases

Click on Publications at the top of the search screen.  Under Publications Browsing, type in a word or short phrase (for example computer science) and click on the By Subject & Description button.  Click on the Browse button to retrieve a list of periodicals related to your profession.


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