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<ul><li><p>Whats the DifferenceBetween Scholarly Journals</p><p>andPopular Magazines?</p></li><li><p>Who wrote the article? </p><p>Scholarly</p><p> Signed by the author Written by scholar or </p><p>expert Provides authors </p><p>credentials and affiliations May have multiple </p><p>authors</p><p>Popular Most articles are </p><p>unsigned Written by journalist, staff, </p><p>or free-lance writer</p></li><li><p>Scholarly Sources cited: </p><p>bibliography or reference list</p><p> Endnotes &amp; footnotes</p><p> Written using specialized language of the discipline</p><p> May have an abstract</p><p>Characteristics</p><p>PopularProbably doesnt contain bibliographies</p><p>Written for a broad audience</p></li><li><p>Editorial Oversight</p><p>ScholarlyControlled by peer review or referee process</p><p>What is Peer-reviewed or refereed? </p><p>(See next slide)</p><p>PopularReviewed or assigned by editor</p><p>Publication may do fact checking, spell checking and grammar</p></li><li><p>Peer-review process</p><p>1. Author writes &amp; </p><p>submits article manuscript to </p><p>journal</p><p>2. Journal Editor sends manuscript to expert reviewers to evaluate </p><p>quality of research, write-up, and conclusions </p><p>3.Expert reviewers return manuscript to editor with </p><p>suggestions for changes, if any, or recommendations to </p><p>publish or not to publish</p><p>4. Editor reviews </p><p>suggestions &amp; returns </p><p>manuscript to author for revision</p><p>5. Author revises </p><p>manuscript and resubmits</p><p>6. Journal Editor includes in </p><p>Journal issue</p></li><li><p>Appearance &amp; Frequency</p><p>Scholarly Published quarterly or </p><p>monthly Utilitarian appearance, </p><p>few photographs</p><p>PopularPublished monthly, weekly or daily</p><p>Contain many advertisements</p><p>Journal may be in the title (Ladies Home Journal), but the publication isnt scholarly</p></li><li><p>Content</p><p>Scholarly Focus on narrow </p><p>subject, detailed analysis</p><p> Longer articles, usually about research</p><p> Charts, graphs or tables</p><p>PopularArticles of general interest or current newsShort articles (less than 5 pages)Lots of photographs and glossy paper, eye-catching graphics and layout</p></li><li><p>Publisher</p><p>Scholarly Published by </p><p>professional association or academic press</p><p> Many journals use successive pagination throughout the year</p><p>Popular</p><p>Published by media conglomerate or commercial publisher</p></li><li><p>Scholarly</p><p>Available from University Library, lab or office</p><p>PopularAvailable from newsstand or home subscription</p></li><li><p>Scholarly</p><p> May have multiple authors</p><p>Articles are organized specifically, including an abstract, a literature review, discussion of methodology, and results or conclusions. </p></li><li><p>The previous descriptions apply to print versions of popular magazines. Web versions, zines, online newsletters may be different.</p><p>Most electronic journals will meet the same standards as the print; you can use the same criteria to decide if it is scholarly or not.</p><p>Still confused? Theres help!</p></li><li><p>Gale</p><p>Ebsco</p><p>ProQuest</p><p>Wilson</p><p>OraskaLibrarian</p><p>Many databases provide assistance in limiting a search to only peer-reviewed articles.</p></li><li><p>Think youve got it?Hold on a minute, there are also </p><p>Trade Journals and Commentary that are out there as well. </p><p>American Libraries</p><p>Police Chief</p><p>HR Focus</p><p>Tea and Coffee Trade Journal</p><p>The American Scholar</p><p>The Atlantic Monthly</p><p>New Republic</p><p>National Review</p></li><li><p>TRADE Journals</p><p> Are published by professional or trade associations</p><p> Have a specific and limited audience Contain advertisements related to the </p><p>profession Provide a forum for job advertisements Use jargon of the industry Contain photographs of trade/industrial setting</p></li><li><p> Intellectual subject matter Comment on current issues Cultural or political subjects May have a political leaning, left </p><p>or right Literary, artistic, dramatic </p><p>criticism</p><p>These journals, while not reporting research, may be helpful if you seek informed opinions or ideas.</p><p>CHECK WITH YOUR INSTRUCTOR AS TO WHETHER OR NOT THIS TYPE OF SOURCE IS APPROPRIATE FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENT</p><p>Commentary</p></li><li><p>Reference ListIs it scholarly? Distinguishing periodical types online. [website]. </p><p>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Accessed from: http://www.library.illinois.edu/ugl/howdoi/pertype.html. Accessed on: July 13, 2010. </p><p>Gilroy, Susan. Popular Magazines and Scholarly Journals: Characteristics and Differences. [website]. Accessed from: http://hcl.harvard.edu/research/guides/lamont_handouts/scholarlyjournals.html. Accessed on: July 13, 2010.</p><p>Pfeiffer, Mark. How To Distinguish Peer Reviewed/Scholarly Journals from Popular/Trade Magazines. [pamphlet] Bell Library, TAMUCC, June 2007.</p><p>http://www.library.illinois.edu/ugl/howdoi/pertype.htmlhttp://hcl.harvard.edu/research/guides/lamont_handouts/scholarlyjournals.htmlhttp://hcl.harvard.edu/research/guides/lamont_handouts/scholarlyjournals.html</p></li><li><p>Reference List (cont)</p><p>Popular vs. Scholarly Articles Tutorial. [website] University of Arizona Library. Accessed from: http://www.library.arizona.edu/help/tutorials/scholarly/. Accessed on: July 13, 2010. </p><p>Scholarly Journals, Trade Publications, and Popular Magazines. [pdffile]. ProQuest. Accessed from: http://training.proquest.com/trc/training/en/peervsscholarly.pdf. Accessed on: July 13, 2010.</p><p>Spink, Amanda, David Robins, and Linda Schamber. 1998. "Use of Scholarly Book Reviews: Implications for Electronic Publishing and Scholarly Communication." Journal of the American Society for Information Science 49, no. 4: 364-374. Business Source Complete, EBSCOhost. Accessed on: July 13, 2010 </p><p>http://www.library.arizona.edu/help/tutorials/scholarly/http://training.proquest.com/trc/training/en/peervsscholarly.pdf</p><p>Slide Number 1Slide Number 2Slide Number 3Slide Number 4Slide Number 5Slide Number 6Slide Number 7Slide Number 8Slide Number 9Slide Number 10Slide Number 11Slide Number 12Slide Number 13Slide Number 14Slide Number 15Slide Number 16Slide Number 17</p></li></ul>