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Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies (WGSS): Journals

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When to Use Electronic Journals vs. Databases

Are you trying to decide whether to use our Electronic Journals vs. Databases?

Go to Electronic Journals when you have a specific citation or reference.

Go to Databases when you have a research topic.  See "Find Articles" Page.

Scholarly Journals vs. Popular Journals

Scholarly journals have articles written by researchers who are considered experts in a field. These journals are also known as "peer-reviewed," "refereed" or "academic" journals.  Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is a scholarly journal. Popular magazines have articles written by writers or journalists. Time or Newsweek are examples of popular journals.

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