A publication which has scholarly information, usually written by professors, researchers, or experts in a subject area and not intended for the general public. See magazines.
Online academic published resources
published in print, and increasingly online. Contains multiple articles. Databases often provide citations to journal articles. Audience: Scholars, specialists, and students. Coverage: Research results, frequently theoretical in nature. Written By: Specialists in the field; usually scholars with PhDs. Timelines: Current coverage (6 months - 3 years). Length:2,500 - 10,000 words. Content: Detailed examination, statistical analysis, graphics, bibliography usually included. Slant: Supposed to present objective/neutral viewpoint, may be difficult to comprehend because of technical language or jargon, often sponsored by professional associations. See: Flow of Information.
similar in format to a magazine, but journals usually provide scholarly or professional information.
Journals (or periodicals) are the academic 'magazines' in which new ideas and research is published. They are subject based and are essential reading for students. Journals can be found in the University Library.
Publications that are issued in a regular numbered series (see magazine, serial, periodical). Usually of a scholarly nature.
Publications issued at regular intervals. Each issue contains several different journal articles. Many journals are now published as electronic journals. All journal titles available, regardless of format, are listed in the Library Catalogue..
Sometimes called "scholarly journals," these publications are periodicals whose goal is scholarly communication; they provide the means by which scholars and researchers share their findings with one another and with the public. Many journals are peer reviewed. Often they are published by a professional society or a university. Use databases to find articles in journals.
See Scholarly Journals.
Specialized, scholarly publications written by professors, scholars, and experts for researchers and professionals; examples include American Economic Review, Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Psychology, etc. Journal articles are based upon research and usually have extensive footnotes and a bibliography. Journals are often refereed or peer reviewed. Use databases to identify and locate journal articles.
Journals is a collection of writings and drawings done by Kurt Cobain, lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana, from the late 1980s until his death in 1994. It was published in hardcover by Riverhead Books in November 2002, and in paperback by Riverhead Books in November 2003. Its release polarized fans, some of whom felt it constituted an invasion of Cobain's privacy, and others of whom saw it as a unique opportunity to better understand the late musician.