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HOSP 1001: Orientation to the Hospitality Industry: Trade Journals

Use this guide to find career information and reliable resources for your research.

Hospitality Databases

What is a Trade Journal?

  1. Topics include: industry trends, new products or techniques, and association news
  2. Contains job ads
  3. Authors are specialists in a certain field or industry
  4. Intended audience includes people in the industry or people seeking employment in the industry
  5. Articles give practical information to people in an industry
  6. Authors use jargon of the industry
  7. Also known as a "professional magazine"

Finding Trade Articles on the Library Website:

Step 1: Enter your search terms and click "search"

Step 2: On the results page, utilize the Search Limiters to refine your search (left side)

Step 3: Click "Trade Publications" within the "Source Types" category