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A journal, from the Old French journal (meaning "daily"), may refer to:
  • Diary, a record of what happened over the course of a day or other period
  • Daybook, also known as a general journal, a daily record of financial transactions
  • Logbook, a record of events important to the operation of a vehicle, facility, or otherwise
In publishing, journal can refer to various periodicals or serials:
  • Magazine, non-academic or scholarly periodicals in general
  • Newspaper, a periodical covering general news and current events in politics, business, sports and art
    • Gazette, a type of newspaper, often a newspaper of record
    • Government gazette, a government newspaper which publishes public or legal notices
Journal may also refer to:

Arts and entertainment[edit]

  • Journal, an autobiographical work by Charles Du Bos published from 1946 to 1961

Other uses[edit]

  • Journal entry, an accounting transaction in the double-entry bookkeeping system

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