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History and Western Civilizations: Journals & Magazines

Magazines vs. Journals

Know the differences between magazines and 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

Recommended Journals and Magazines

The following journals and magazines are accessible through the Library's research databases and are available to NWACC students, faculty, and staff. Enter your My NWACC Connection when prompted. For username and password issues, contact the Student Technology Help Desk. Contact the Library for other database access issues.

The library has access to over 1,200 history and western civilizations journals. For a complete list of Journals pertaining to history please visit our Journals A-Z Link.

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