Answered By: Camden County College Library Last Updated: Feb 24, 2017 Views: 6636
A periodical is a publication that is published in regular intervals - daily, weekly, monthly - for an indefinite period of time.
Magazines, journals,and newspapers are examples of periodicals.
A type of periodical that is particularly relevant for college work is a journal. Articles that appear in journals are scholarly and are related to a particular subject of academic study.
You may also hear journals referred to as "peer-reviewed."