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Where do I start? A guide to research in the field of Human Services using peer reviewed journals.
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Scholarly Articles

What Makes a Scholarly Article Different?

A scholarly or peer reviewed journal has these characteristics:

  • in-depth research articles
  • usually includes an abstract
  • the authors are experts in their field and their credentials are included       
  • sometimes tables, graphs, charts or equations are present 
  • there are extensive bibliographies
  • the purpose is to provide information about, report, or present original research or experiments

Help! I have to read a scholarly journal


This is how it works

Published on Apr 26, 2012 by WesternUniversity.


How to Read Academic Research

How to Read Academic Research

A detailed guideline to reading and analyzing academic research, especially designed for those who will be reading outside their field of expertise."
   Texas Technical University. 


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