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CSD 291 Normal Language Development


Language word cloud

"Wordle neurocognition of langage" by Cfie (CC BY-SA 4.0)

This is the library guide for your CSD 291 course. Here you will find resources that will assist you as you complete the assignments for this class. If you have any questions about these resources or need help finding further information, please contact Ms. Lowe. 

Magazines, Trade Journals, Academic / Peer-Reviewed Journals

Academic Peer Reviewed journals include :

  • Articles written by experts in the field for scholars, researchers and students
  • Academic journals, often called scholarly journals, contain peer reviewed articles.
  • Articles are often long and include jargon.
  • Academic journals articles will almost always include citations and references.
  • Academic journals are often published monthly or quarterly. 

Popular Magazines 

  • Designed to inform the general reader.
  • Articles tend to be short and written by staff writers and sometimes public intellectuals.
  • Popular magazines often include pictures and are often published weekly.
  • Popular Magazines rarely include citations and references. 

Trade journals

  • Written for the industry audience.  For example, Candy is written for the manufactures, sales people, and vendors in the candy industry.  
  • Articles are generally written by paid staffers, vendors and professionals in the industry.  
  • Trade journals rarely include citations or references.