define journal and their types

A journal is a scholarly publication containing articles which are written by writers, experts and professors. They focus on a specific discipline or field of study. Magazines and newspapers are planned for technical leaders or academics, not general leaders.

Journal means research journal, the type of research journal can be decided by the contribution of the author and the member of editorial boards of that journal but not by the area to which the journal belongs.

Research journal types
There are three types of journals on the basis of author contribution –

Local journal
National journal
International journal
Local journal
Journal is published by publishers or an individual from a university, institute or any other organization. And the author of this journal is from any specific area or religion. For example, if the author of the state journal is from a specific area then it is called a local journal.