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Scholarly Journal Articles: Structure and Function

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In this guide, you will learn about...

  • the characteristics of scholarly journals, and how they differ from those of popular magazines
  • "primary literature", "secondary literature", and "tertiary literature", including examples of each
  • the peer-review process
  • the primary components of a scholarly research article, based on the IMRaD format, and what is contained in each component

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