Research Guides each of which is designed to help you find the most useful resources relevant to your department. It contains useful information and details of recommended resources to support your studies
If you don’t know what to use or where to search to find necessary information for your research, try this guide.
1. What is a peer-reviewed journal? 
2. What is a journal article? 
3. Types of journal article? 
Most articles published are one of the following types; Original Research, Review Articles, Short reports or Letters, Case Studies, Methodologies. Further Information
 “Popular vs. Scholarly tutorial,” University of Arizona Libraries, accessed April 12, 2019, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfcHL97twKA-hLmw-CWCa6b4vAYxOFAxo58iA_ZILyy5ihpgg/viewform.
 “What is a journal article?,” SFU Library, accessed April 12, 2019, https://www.lib.sfu.ca/help/research-assistance/format-type/what-journal-article.
 “Types of journal articles,” Springer Nature, accessed July 11, 2019, https://www.springer.com/gp/authors-editors/authorandreviewertutorials/writing-a-journal-manuscript/types-of-journal-articles/10285504.
A review article provides an analysis of the state of research on a set of related research questions. Review articles often:
You can use a review article to get a better understanding of the existing research on a topic, to identify research questions you would like to explore, and to find relevant sources.
A review article’s bibliography often contains references to research articles that have made an impact on the field and advanced understanding of a research topic. Reading a review article can save you time and give you a more well-rounded and coherent understanding of your topic.
Shannon Caitlin, “Find and Use Review Articles,” UCLA Library, accessed April 12, 2019, https://uclalibrary.github.io/research-tips/review-articles/.
Various methods have been developed to evaluate academic journals and create journal rankings.
“Journal Citation Reports: Learn the Basics,” Clarivate Analytics, accessed April 12, 2019, http://clarivate.libguides.com/jcr/basics.
Here is a list of top journals in physics field, according to Impact Factor calculated by JCR 2018.
▶ Physics field includes: Astronomy & Astrophysics / Biophysics / Chemistry, Physical / Geochemistry & Geophysics / Optics / Physics, Applied / Physics, Atomic, Molecular & Chemical / Physics, Condensed Matter / Physics, Fluid & Plasmas / Physics, Mathematical / Physics, Multidisciplinary / Physics, Nuclear / Physics, Particles & Fields
PHYSICS, CONDENSED MATTER
Open Access means unrestricted online access to peer-reviewed scholarly research.
Here is a list of some open access journals in material science field, from Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
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