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Chemistry: Recognizing Scholarly & Popular Articles

Examples

Criteria Scholarly Journal Trade Magazine Popular Magazine / News
Sample Cover Cover of Sensors Feb 2019 Issue 4 Cover of Computers in Libraries Sept 2019 issue Cover of the Dec 2018 issue of Scientific American
Sample Article

Positioning, Navigation, and Book Accessing/Returning in an Autonomous Library Robot using Integrated Binocular Vision and QR Code Identification Systems

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Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2018

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Audience Academics and professionals People in the business General public
Authors Experts or specialists. Unpaid. Staff writers, industry specialists, or vendor representatives. Paid. Journalists, staff writers, or freelance writers. Paid.
Editorial Review Journal editorial board and peer reviewers. Unpaid. Professional Editors. Paid. Professional Editors. Paid.
References / Works Cited Almost always Sometimes Rarely

Modeled after NCSU Libraries "Scholarly & Popular Materials" tutorial.

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article: Interactive Tutorial

How to Read a Journal Article Record

Sample journal article record

Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals

Vanderbilt University (3:12)

Giagou - Thursday, Oct. 3 @ 7 PM - Identify the Source

Log into the Portal to be able to view the articles. For this poll, please open the PDFs). Don't rely on the abstract. Only one of the articles is actually a scholarly peer-reviewed journal article.

Which source is a scholarly journal article?

Source A: 0 votes (0%)
Source B: 0 votes (0%)
Source C: 5 votes (100%)
Total Votes: 5

Kilic - Friday, Oct. 4 @ 11 AM - Identify the Source

Log into the Portal to be able to view the articles. For this poll, please open the PDFs). Don't rely on the abstract. Only one of the articles is actually a scholarly peer-reviewed journal article.

Which source is a scholarly journal article?

Source A: 4 votes (19.05%)
Source B: 0 votes (0%)
Source C: 17 votes (80.95%)
Total Votes: 21

Pre-Reading Academic Articles

Bethany Bradshaw (4:12)