Definition: periodicals sharing news and other information of interest to a specific type of business or industry; usually published by a trade association.
Why search through trade journals?
keep up-to-date on latest developments, including emerging technologies
connecting with potential employers
You can access trade journals in a couple of different ways. You can search through a database (such as Academic OneFile) to find articles; or you can find/browse through Tradepub.com and this Wikipedia list of trade magazines. You should be able to access the full-text versions of these journals through the library’s website or through the magazine’s website.