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NREM 204: Resources to Use for Your Assignment

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The three-minute video below is useful for a general understanding of the difference between scholarly peer-reviewed articles and articles from popular magazines.  For recognizing scholarly peer-reviewed articles in the sciences, be especially alert for the following:

  • Article reports original research findings to the academic community.
  • Article written by the scholar(s) who has/have done the research.
  • Will see subheadings like: Abstract, Literature Review, Methodology, Research Results or Findings, Analysis or Discussion, Conclusions.
  • Sources are always cited, and they are cited at the end of the article.

Scholarly vs. Popular Literature: Video Tutorial by Kealin McCabe