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Library Resource Guide for Military Service Members: Writing/Research Tips

Useful Links

Journals vs. Magazines


  • miscellaneous articles covering a wide variety of subject areas
  • non-technical language
  • articles submitted by writers or editors employed by magazine

Scholarly Peer-reviewed Journals

  • reports of research carried in a particular subject
  • written in language of the field
  • bibliographic references given
  • articles submitted by researchers and or experts in the field
  • edited by referees, other experts, and editors

Properly Citing Your Work

Research for Writing Papers