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When conducting research it is important to distinguish between journal articles and magazine articles. Journal articles are typically referred to as "scholarly," while magazine articles are usually considered "popular". A third category, "trade" magazines or journals, are written for professionals in a particular field but are not strictly research related. Below are some factors you can use when differentiating between journals and magazines.
Modified from: Understanding Scholarly Sources by NCSU Libraries