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CHEM 1111 Lab - Bill Cheek: Finding Articles

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General Science:




Parts of an Article

Authors credentials: List of research or academic institutions affiliated with the authors or research team

Abstract: A paragraph describing what the article is about

Background information or literature review: Background information, definitions, other sources on the topic 

Methodology: Describes how the research was conducted and what methods were used

Results: Describes data and the outcomes of the research

Discussion: Contains the interpretations and implications of the study, discusses next steps

References: A bibliography of the sources cited in the report

Finding Articles

Finding Articles


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Demystifying Research Articles

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The Peer-Review process 

Types of Journals

Types of Articles

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