The characteristics of printed magazines and periodicals Printed magazines and periodicals have a long history. As of today, it has formed a strict review system, which is systematic and has a stable publication time. Compared with electronic journals, printed magazines and periodicals have the following characteristics:
(1) Humanistic reading method. Printed magazines and periodicals are easy to carry and can satisfy readers’ habit of reading anytime and anywhere, while electronic periodicals need to be read by computers. Usually the content displayed on one page of the computer screen is limited. After reading one page, the content of other pages is not easy to see, and there is a lack of overall perception in reading. Printed magazines and periodicals are convenient for readers to repeatedly consult and conduct multiple documents at the same time The control reading. Therefore, the current printed magazines and periodicals can still well satisfy the habits of most readers.
(2) The layout is clear and the content is complete and reliable. In terms of quality, the printing quality of printed magazines and periodicals is generally high, and the handwriting is clear. Documents obtained through electronic journals sometimes have unclear text and symbols. When complex natural science formulas are involved, the impact on reading is even greater. Big. E-journals are also prone to missing pages and missing publications due to production reasons. In terms of time, subscriptions to printed magazines and periodicals are continuous. Many library journals have been subscribed since the 1950s or even earlier, and they have been kept in every issue so far. The continuity and integrity of the documents are stronger. When using electronic journals, some older journals are not easy to find. .
From the content point of view, printed magazines and periodicals are official publications issued by the journal editorial department. The articles published are highly authoritative. However, some electronic journals are prone to information unevenness due to the convenient Internet communication. However, the shortcomings of printed magazines and periodicals are also obvious, such as a long publication cycle, complex processing and management links, large storage space, troublesome retrieval and borrowing, and difficult information search. In general, electronic journals and printed magazines and periodicals have their own advantages, and they are mutually dependent and complementary. Printed magazines and periodicals cannot exclude the development of electronic periodicals, and electronic periodicals cannot completely replace printed magazines and periodicals. Although electronic journals are becoming more and more popular, printed magazines and periodicals still dominate.