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CNX 196: Conceptualizing Community

Peer Review Explained

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Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction

What is citation? Why do we cite? 

Are my sources credible?

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University of Washington Libraries.

How to Read Scholarly Articles

Librarians at the City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington Library created a fabulous guide on How to Read Scholarly ArticlesRead the three pages linked below only-- the fourth page is specific to their library!

What is scholarly?  Most first-semester first-year college students have never engaged with scholarly publications, such as scholarly journals -- and that's fine!  The librarians have no expectation that any of you would have access to such materials in high school.  

The Anatomy of a Scholarly Article  Learn the common characteristics of scholarly articles published in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Strategies for Reading  This page offers helpful tips for reading and understanding scholarly articles.