Answered By: Rebecca Blair
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2024     Views: 39

A magazine:

  • is a publication that contains articles and images
  • often appeals to the general public
  • is a periodical (issued at regular intervals over a period of time)
  • examples include Time or People

A journal:

  • is a scholarly periodical written by experts
  • often contains articles with additional citations and research

You can browse many of our magazines on our Virtual Newsrack page.

To search for a magazine, use Journal Search.

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