MUS 580: Music Industry Developments: Evaluating journals and magazines

If you need more information about a journal or magazine title, you can use Ulrich's. You can find out who publishes the title, where it's indexed, and who the audience is.  For example, here is information on Billboard:
Billboard

By contrast, here is the profile for a scholarly music title:

academic music journal

It is a good idea to look at the indexing/abstracting, and see what we have access to:
indexing and abstracting