A journal is a periodical publication that contains scholarly information in a subject area. Scholarly or academic journals are collections of journal articles written by professors, researchers, or experts in a given field.
Journals are one type of serial, which is any publication published in parts (usually in regular intervals). Other types of serials are magazines and trade publications. Articles that undergo a review process by other experts before publication are known as peer-reviewed.
Some important architecture journals are:
Journals are available in print in the Sexton Library (shelved alphabetically by their title -- no call numbers are used), or in electronic format through one of Dalhousie's research databases.
Many of the most important architecture journals are only available in print. This means that you will have to come to the Sexton Library to read or photocopy articles you are interested in, or complete a Novanet Express photocopy request.
You can still use many of the journal databases to find citations for journal articles that are only available in print. For example, to find full-text articles from the journal Abitare (not peer-reviewed), try the following steps: