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Academic (Scholarly) and Popular Articles: Academic (Scholarly) Journals

What is a scholarly journal?

Scholarly journals contain articles written for academicians in a field. They use technical language and are often long. They also may contain charts, graphs, or a bibliography.

 

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How a scholarly article is published

How to Read a Scholarly Article

You don't have to read the entire article -- skim it first.
Here's a graphic to help you understand reading an academic article (brought to you courtesy of North Carolina State University

 

Reading Guide

Scholarly (academic, peer reviewed) articles don’t have to be read from beginning to end like you would a novel.

The questions in this document will help you focus your reading in on the important parts of scholarly articles.

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