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Civil & Environmental Engineering

Finding Magazine and Journal Articles

 

A magazine is a publication issued periodically that has scientific and technical articles that are translated into a language suitable for Journal covera more general audience.  Magazine articles are usually written by a journalist rather than the engineer/scientist who has done the research.  Some magazines are aimed at the lay public while others are suitable for technically trained people. 

A journal is a publication issued periodically that reports original research. Manuscripts submitted by researchers are scrutinized by an editor and a referee before they are accepted for publication.  This is known as the peer review process. The articles are very detailed and include detailed experimental procedures.  It is aimed at a very specialized audience of researchers in the field.

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