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Wk6_lecture_Literatu - TopicSix:Literature Literature LiteratureSources TextbookReferences JournalArticle Popular&Scholarly Conference

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CGT 501 MS Seminar fall 2010 T pic Six: Literature op c S
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Researching The Literature
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terature Sources Literature Sources xtbook References Textbook References Journal Article – l & Shl l Popular & Scholarly Conference Proceedings, papers and poster sessions Internet sources atabase Searches Database Searches Other
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holarly Journals Scholarly Journals Often have an abstract, a descriptive summary of the article contents, before the main text of the article. Generally have a sober, serious look. They often contain many graphs and charts but few glossy pages or exciting pictures. Always cite their sources in the form of footnotes or bibliographies citing other scholarly writings. Articles written by a scholars or researchers in the field. The affiliations of the authors are listed. Language is that of the discipline covered assuming some technical background on the part of the reader. Main purpose is to report on original research or experimentation in order to make such information available to the rest of the scholarly world.
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Scholarly Journals vs. Popular Journals
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ontent Content holarly Journal opular Journal Scholarly Journal More specialized ften research based Popular Journal Topics of general interest Often research based Presented scientifically ommunicates research Often reports opinion or presented in a story Communicates research findings in a field format Can focus on current events
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uthor Author holarly Journal opular Journal Scholarly Journal Experts & scholars
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2012 for the course CGT 411 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Wk6_lecture_Literatu - TopicSix:Literature Literature LiteratureSources TextbookReferences JournalArticle Popular&Scholarly Conference

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