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Why do I need to know the difference?
- Your faculty often require you to use a certain number of either journal articles or books.
- Different publication route
- Different information in each
- Different respect accorded each (depending on academic field)
In the Olden Days: Differences were Obvious in Print
It was easy to see the differences
Currently: eBooks and Journals Look Similar
Not so easy now
This is a book.
This is a journal