This guide is based on a series of LibGuides originally created by Jillian Muller, Science Liaison Librarian, at Central Queensland University Library.
Journals, also referred to as serials or periodicals, are published on an ongoing basis (e.g., monthly, quarterly, annually).
Journals are made up of a series of volumes:
Journal articles are an important source of scientific information because:
Journals can be published in print and electronically (the latter are sometimes known as e-journals). Some journals are published in both formats; using the Journals by Title link on the TCNJ Library Homepage, allows you to determine whether a particular journal is available at TCNJ.