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Photography II--Gardner: Magazines vs. Journals

Research guide to assist in finding and citing 20th Century art photography and criticism.

Magazines vs. Journals

Know the differences between magazines and journals.

 

Magazines

Academic Journals

Intended for general audiences Written for experts by experts
Articles do not undergo peer review Articles often undergo peer review process
May report on research secondhand Often reports on original research
Do not include Citations Include citations
Easy to read Technical jargon
Attractive layout and photographs Often contains charts and graphs for illustration
Many advertisements Few or no advertisements
Published by commercial enterprises for profit Often published by professional organizations

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