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Psychology: Journals

What's a journal?

A journal is a collection of articles that is published regularly throughout the year. Journals are the primary resource by which scholars in many disciplines share their research findings. They may be published in print or online formats, or both. Unlike newspapers and magazines, journals are intended for an academic or technical audience, not general readers.

Most journal articles...

  • are peer reviewed (evaluated by other experts in the same field)
  • have original research
  • focus on current developments
  • cite other works and have bibliographies

Finding journal articles

Journals articles can be found in;