Below are some examples of professional magazines available online at UC Library. Follow the database link(s) to search any of these publications:
Look for these elements in the article:
Academic research articles will almost always include sections with these headings. If you see them, you know you're reading a research article.
These phrases are often used when describing academic journals:
These phrases are often used for professional magazines:
If you found your article in a print publication, check the front pages for a list of names titled Editorial Board. If a journal has an Editorial Board, it is peer-reviewed (also called refereed), and therefore very likely an academic journal.
*Note that some professional magazines MAY be peer-reviewed, but most are not.
Academic research journals:
Below are some examples of academic research journals available at UC Library. Follow the database link(s) to search any of these journals.