Ilene Frank

Ilene Frank is a reference librarian at Hillsborough Community College (Florida). Frank also teaches online graduate and undergraduate courses for the University of Maryland Global Campus' Masters in Distance Education.

Since 2010, Frank has been volunteer Director of Library Services for University of the People, an accredited, global, tuition-free, online university (2010 to date).

  1. Using Databases: Periodical Indexes and Abstracts

    Search magazine articles, research reports, journal articles, and abstracts published in magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals. Magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals provide contemporary material that is often on very narrow topics. Magazines are written in a more popular style and aimed at a general audience. The term “journals” is used for scholarly research publications. Librarians use the term “periodicals” to...

    Published on Mar 05th 2010