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Borderland and the Environment: Databases

Databases

Scholarly Journals vs Magazines

Scholarly Journals

  • Articles are written by authorities in the field
  • Articles undergo a peer review process before acceptance for publication
  • Authors of articles always cite their sources

 

Popular periodicals

  • Intended for a general audience
  • Articles are written by staff reporters
  • Articles are heavily illustrated, generally with photographs
  • No peer review process
  • Articles usually do not have references or a bibliography

Popular vs. Popular periodicals

Databases

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