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Articles from Magazines, Journals, Newspapers, and Reports: Find articles

Discover article databases, and the difference between popular magazines and scholarly sources

Different types of periodicals

  • Periodicals can be magazines, journals, or newspapers.

  • Magazines rarely cite sources and are written to entertain or inform.

  • Journals contain articles with references/sources, original research, and many are Peer Reviewed, with published articles approved by experts. Journals are more technical than magazines.

  • Newspapers provide articles about current events.

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