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The Research Process

Scholarly Sources

  • Is a publication, such as a journal, that includes papers and articles, which record and discuss the results of original research

  • Is Written by and for faculty, researchers or scholars (physicists, historians, economists, psychologists, etc.) 

  • Uses scholarly or technical language

  • Usually contains longer articles about research

  • Includes full citations for sources

  • Qualifications/credentials of the author(s) are given in the paper

  • Are often refereed or peer reviewed

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