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Fiat Lux: What is a Journal?

This is a copy of a guide created by Lindsay Davis while working at UC Merced. She presented this series at SCIL Works 2019.


"An academic or scholarly journal is a periodical publication in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published. Academic journals serve as permanent and transparent forums for the presentation, scrutiny, and discussion of research. They are usually peer-reviewed or refereed" ("Academic Journal," Wikipedia).

Finding Information About Specific Journals

What is a Journal and a Peer-Reviewed Article?

Ronald Williams Library, Northeastern Illinois University (1:22)