Scholarly and Popular Journals
|Articles always have bibliographies and end/footnotes.
||Articles lack bibliographies or references.
|Authors are always named, and institutional affiliation is given.
||Authors may be anonymous.
|Articles may be peer-reviewed or refereed.
||Articles are not peer-reviewed.
|Journal title may include terms such as "review," or "bulletin."
||Journal title lacks such terms.
|Journal cover and pages tend to be plain in design.
||Journal tends to include advertisements, graphics, color photos, etc.
|Issues tend to be successively numbered.
||Each issue tends to begin with page 1
|Articles tend to be longer.
||Articles tend to be shorter, some only 1-2 pages.
|Issues usually published less often (quarterly, semi-annually).
||Issues usually published more frequently (monthly, weekly).