SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE
AND FORMAT OF A
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Adapted from the Presentation
Of Ms. Zennifer Oberio
BACKGROUND ON SCIENTIFIC
LITERATURE
CATEGORIES OF SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE
1.Primary Literature
Sources
Theses
Trade publicat...
•Title
•Author (s)
•Abstract (or Summary)
•Key words
•Introduction
•Materials and Methods
•Results
•Tables and/or Figures
...
FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE
TITLE
.
Describes the study briefly
Keep in mind that a certain period of time
has elapsed bet...
FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE
AUTHOR(S)
The first person in the list is usually the one
who did the work and wrote the paper...
FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE
ABSTRACT (OR SUMMARY)
•A conscise summary of the article that
contains the rationale for the s...
FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE
KEYWORDS
• Provides background information,
includes related studies, explains how the
present...
.
FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE
MATERIALS AND METHOD
Procedure followed:
• what was done
• how it was done
• where was done
FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE
RESULTS
.
Describes the data gathered
in the study:
What does the date show
FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE
TABLES AND/ OR FIGURES
• Supplements the data
presented in the Results
section.
• The title of...
FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE
DISCUSSION
Interprets and explains the
results:
• Why the data show what they
showed
• Relates...
FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE
REFERENCES
.
The author (s), date and the
kind of literature that is cited
are indicators that...
Scientific literature & format of journal article
Scientific literature & format of journal article
Scientific literature & format of journal article
Scientific literature & format of journal article
Scientific literature & format of journal article
Scientific literature & format of journal article
Scientific literature & format of journal article
Scientific literature & format of journal article
Scientific literature & format of journal article
Scientific literature & format of journal article
Scientific literature & format of journal article
Scientific literature & format of journal article
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Scientific literature & format of journal article

  1. 1. SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE AND FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE Adapted from the Presentation Of Ms. Zennifer Oberio
  2. 2. BACKGROUND ON SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE CATEGORIES OF SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE 1.Primary Literature Sources Theses Trade publications Scientific organization publications Presentations at scientific meetings Scholarly journals Conference papers Technical reports of government or private agencies
  3. 3. •Title •Author (s) •Abstract (or Summary) •Key words •Introduction •Materials and Methods •Results •Tables and/or Figures •Discussion •References FORMAT:
  4. 4. FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE TITLE . Describes the study briefly Keep in mind that a certain period of time has elapsed between in the performance of a study and its publication. The date will be an indicator of the relevance of the information, especially in the fields where there is a rapid change of information
  5. 5. FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE AUTHOR(S) The first person in the list is usually the one who did the work and wrote the paper; other people who made substantial contributions are listed as Co-authors after the first author. If the author and/or his works are well- known, it will be a factor in judging the quality of the data presented in the article
  6. 6. FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE ABSTRACT (OR SUMMARY) •A conscise summary of the article that contains the rationale for the study, the main results, how the results were obtained, an interpretation of the results. •Difficult to read because it is dense with information. •Ideally, never cite a study based solely from reading the abstract.
  7. 7. FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE KEYWORDS • Provides background information, includes related studies, explains how the present study “fits into the puzzle” • Sets forth the objectives of and justification for the study. • Easier to understand than the abstract. • Usually cites many of the references
  8. 8. . FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE MATERIALS AND METHOD Procedure followed: • what was done • how it was done • where was done
  9. 9. FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE RESULTS . Describes the data gathered in the study: What does the date show
  10. 10. FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE TABLES AND/ OR FIGURES • Supplements the data presented in the Results section. • The title of the table or figure describes the data that it presents.
  11. 11. FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE DISCUSSION Interprets and explains the results: • Why the data show what they showed • Relates the analysis of the data to the objectives of the study
  12. 12. FORMAT OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE REFERENCES . The author (s), date and the kind of literature that is cited are indicators that may be used in assessing the credibility and validity of the information presented in the article.
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