How to develop a bibliography with annotations
Citation / Bibliography guides
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Scholarly Articles, Journals, and Databases
Scholarly journals: aka = Peer Reviewed, Primary Journals, Research Journals
Generally, Scholarly Journals have the following in common
Common Elements of Scholarly Articles
- Abstract (summary of article often written by author)
- May include survey or study results
- Discussion based on research and subject expertise Conclusion
Scholarly article example:
Trager, K. D. (2005). Reading in the borderland: An ethnographic study of serious readers in a mega-bookstore cafe. Communication Review, 8(2), 185-236. doi:10.1080/10714420590953316.
Online electronic databases such as Academic Search Premier and Academic OneFile provide access to magazine and journal articles. These two databases cover a broad selection of publications, some scholarly and some for a more popular audience. Both databases allow you to limit your searches to scholarly "peer reviewed" publications.
Use scholarly databases for more academic, in-depth research, and peer reviewed articles
Search for scholarly articles on your topic by selecting databases such as the subject databses listed below: SMC librarians explain scholary