What are Journals, Articles, Databases?
Lots of folks get tripped up with the terms "Journal", "Article", and "Database". What do they mean in the Library?
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Libraries mean specific things by these terms.
An "Article" is a published academic text, often peer-reviewed, further cited in subsequent academic publications.
A "Journal" is a periodical text, often peer-reviewed, published by institutions or companies.
A database is a discovery system to search or browse for Articles and/or Journals.
Generally: Articles are in Journals, often discovered via Database.