Trade journals, which are industry-specific periodicals, are a good source for industry trends, news, and issues that won't be found in general-audience publications or peer-reviewed journals.
To find practical articles about a specific industry, you can limit your searches in the following databases:
To search within the Trade Journals in ABI/INFORM Complete or the Trade Publications in Business Source Complete, follow the steps below:
- Enter keywords that describe an industry in the search boxes on the Advanced Search page.
- Scroll down and look for a Source Type or Publication Type menu.
- Select Trade Journal or Trade Publication.
ABI/INFORM Complete, check Trade Journals under Source Type.
Business Source Complete, check Trade Publication under Publication Type.
- Click Search.