Characteristics of Academic Journals and Popular Magazines
Academic journals may also be called scholarly and are often peer-reviewed.
Click on the questions below to understand the key differences between academic journals and popular magazines.
Now you have completed this guide you can:
- identify the elements of a journal reference to find a journal article recommended by your lecturer
- search Summon by article title or keyword and know how to find the full text
- outline the difference between an academic journal and popular magazine
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