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Writing & Composition

This Guide will show you where to look for useful writing, researching & composition information.

Magazines vs. Journals

Pierce librarians' offer excellent definitions and more in their Magazines vs. Journals subject guide. Some videos may also help. See below:

"What's a Library Database" (1:57)

NOTE: To see captions, start the video, then click the CC button at the bottom right, or click Transcript.

"Peer Review in 3 Minutes!" (3:15)

A short video that explains what the peer review process is, and why peer reviewed articles are considered credible, valuable sources.

NOTE: To see captions, start the video, then click the CC button at the bottom right, or click Transcript.

How to Use Library Databases