What is a trade publication?
Some assessment tasks will specify to use articles from trade publications. So what does this mean?
Trade (or professional) publications are magazines, journals or newspapers written for a particular audience. They are NOT peer-reviewed and are not considered to be scholarly.
In general, a trade publication will have news, current events information, trends, or best practices for practitioners in that industry, trade or profession. Unlike scholarly journals, trade publications do not contain original research and are meant to be practical in nature. Their focus is on current trends and issues.
Advantages of trade publications
Disadvantages of trade publications
Some examples of trade publications in the business area
In Business Source Ultimate database, you can limit your search to trade publications.
Do a search using your keywords, and under Limit your results, select Trade publications from the Publications type
Use this link to start your search for trade publications in Business Source Ultimate: