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SCHOLARLY PROFESSIONAL POPULAR
     
Report Research Findings Provide Technical Information Provide General Information
Sources Thoroughly Cited Some Sources May Be Cited Sources Not Usually Cited
Written by Scholars Written by Experts Written by Staff Writers
Written for Scholars Written for Professionals Written for General Public
Articles are Peer-reviewed Articles Reviewed by Experts Reviewed by Editorial Staff
Long Articles Short Articles Short Articles
Black and White Charts, Graphs Color Illustrations, Some Gloss Color Illustrations, Glossy
Little or No Advertising Some Targeted Advertising Lots of General Advertising
Published Monthly, Quarterly Published Weekly/Monthly Published Weekly/Monthly




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