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Library Skills Instruction: Journals and Magazines

Research Demands

It is important that you know the differences between magazines and journals, aka popular and scholarly resources.

Some professors will want you to use scholarly journals to write papers and complete projects.  Other professors will allow you to use magazine articles and books, as well as scholarly journal articles and other resources. 

The differences between them are described in this video.

This is a YouTube video from the University of New Mexico Library in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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