Journalism: Finding journal articles

What is a journal?

A forum where researchers and scholars first report their findings and ideas.  Journals are ongoing publications also referred to as serials, periodicals, magazines or newspapers.

What is peer-reviewed?

Some journals are peer-reviewed or 'refereed', this means articles published in these journals have been critically evaluated by specialists or experts within academic and / or industry fields.

Image of journals in a library

Image source: Monash University

Finding journals

Journals can be found using Search or the eJournals A-Z list, or browsed using Browzine.

For help on using Search to find journal articles, see the Search guide.