Popular Magazines (Time, People, etc.)
Scholarly/Peer Reviewed Journals (JAMA, Science, etc.)
Intended for a general audience.
Intended for an audience with knowledge in the field.
Articles written by journalists who may or may not have special training in what they are writing about.
Articles are written by scholars, whose names are listed along with credentials.
Articles do not have footnotes.
Articles are footnoted and list sources used.
Usually not for profit.
How do I find peer-reviewed articles and journals?
For additional, more detailed help, take a look at the Scholarly and Peer Reviewed Journals subject guide.