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Review articles

Annual Reviews are journals that publish review articles (overviews of a topic) only.

You can also search Web of Science or Scopus for a topic and filter results for review articles.

News from scientific societies

Physics Today from the American Institute of Physics

Physics World from the Institute of Physics

Astronomy & Geophysics from the Royal Astronomical Society

AAS Nova from the American Astronomical Society

Elements from the Geochemical Society

EOS from the American Geophysical Union

Geology Today from the Geologists' Association and the Geological Society of London

BAMS from the American Meteorological Society (or view and search open access articles)

Optics and Photonics News from the Optical Society

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Look up original research articles on your topic but read the introduction section first. It will provide an overview of the topic. Keep track of the articles it cites too, and look up the references that might be useful.

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