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Ceramics: Journals & Databases

What is an academic journal?

Journal/Periodical/Serial: any publication published regularly (includes magazines/newspapers/newsletters).

A scholarly or academic journal:  periodical containing research articles which are peer-reviewed and aimed at researchers.

Peer reviewed: every paper/article submitted to the journal is reviewed by independent experts. Papers are accepted/rejected based on quality.

E-Journals

LSAD Library has many journals that are available electronically, these are a fantastic source of information as they have a back catalogue of the journals as well as the most up to date editions. They have a 'search within journal'  facility which allows you to search a topic within a certain journal. You can search for a journal within 'publication finder' on the main library website page https://library.lit.ie/

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What's a database?

A library database is a collection of resources containing either full text documents, abstracts or chapters in books. Some databases cover a broad range of subjects, while others are specific to different subjects.

The databases are accessible to all LIT students and staff 24/7. You can access a wide range of online resources (such as eBooks, eJournals and databases) through LIT library Discover! search at library.lit.ie. All you need is the Internet access, device and your  LIT username and password.

 

What are the library databases and which one should I use?

What are the library databases and which one should I use? By NEIU Libraries

 

 

How should I search in a database?

How should I search in a database? By NEIU Libraries 

Online Resources

Available 24/7 wherever you are.
You can access a wide range of online resources (such as eBooks, eJournals and databases) through LIT library Discover! search at library.lit.ie.
All you need is Internet access, device and your  LIT username and password.

Databases useful for Ceramics

 

Ceramic Journals

LSAD has a fantastic array of print journals for your perusal.All of the current year ceramic journals are on the wooden display shelves at the end of the library. Older journals are kept in alphabetically arranged boxes at the back of the library. Some examples of our journals related to ceramics are :

The Library, Limerick Institute of Technology