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Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals
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Popular Magazines vs. Scholary Journals

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This is a PowerPoint presentation that I created during my internship at the University of Detroit-Mercy Library.

This is a PowerPoint presentation that I created during my internship at the University of Detroit-Mercy Library.

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  • 1. Scholarly Journal vs. Popular Magazine
  • 2. Periodicals
  • 3. What is a Periodical?
    • Periodicals are published on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • 4. Periodicals can be:
    • News & popular magazines
    • Newspapers
    • Professional trade journals
    • Scholarly journals
    • Sensational press
  • 5. Popular Magazines
  • 6. Popular Magazines
    • What does it look like?
      • Attractive and glossy with many graphics and ads.
    • Who is the Author?
      • Staff or freelance writer; sometimes a well-known person who isn’t necessarily an expert in the field.
  • 7. Popular Magazines
    • Who is the audience?
      • General Audience
    • Who is the publisher?
      • Commercial Publishers
    • What is the purpose?
      • To entertain to sell, and/or to promote a viewpoint
  • 8. Popular Magazines
    • Is it cited?
    • Rarely cites sources.
    • What are some examples of Popular Magazines?
  • 9. Scholarly Journals
  • 10. Scholarly Journals
    • What does it look like?
      • Plain, white pages.
      • Contains few pictures and ads.
      • Includes in-depth scholarly articles that are usually several pages long.
      • Uses technical and specialized language.
  • 11. Scholarly Journals
    • Who is the Author?
      • Scholars, researchers, and experts in the field.
    • Who is the Audience?
      • Written for a specific audience.
      • Scholars, Academics, and Students in the field of study.
  • 12. Scholarly Journals
    • Who is the publisher?
      • Usually a professional association.
    • What is the purpose?
      • To share one’s original research or experimentation with other scholars.
  • 13. Scholarly Journals
    • Is it cited? Yes.
      • Includes footnotes and bibliography.
    footnotes
  • 14. Scholarly Journals
    • Names of Scholarly Journals includes any of the following words:
      • Annals
      • Journals
      • Proceedings
      • Quarterly
      • Review
      • Studies
      • Survey
      • Transactions
  • 15. Scholarly Articles
  • 16. Scholarly Articles
    • Scholarly articles can cover a wide variety of topics.
          • They may be original papers that describe empirical studies and their results, or a literature review on a topic, or they may explore a subject in detail.
  • 17. Scholarly Articles
    • A typical scholarly article will include some or all of the following features:
      • Written by an expert or a researcher in the field.
      • Peer reviewed by one or more experts in the field.
  • 18. Scholarly Articles
    • Scholarly articles will contain:
      • An abstract or a brief summary of its main points.
      • An introduction, methodology, discussion or results, and conclusion.
  • 19. Scholarly Articles
    • Scholarly articles will contain:
      • Graphs and charts and/or much math.
      • A lengthy bibliography with a long list of sources.
  • 20. Scholarly Articles
    • Scholarly articles will contain:
      • Advance and technical vocabulary.
      • A brief biography of the author.
  • 21. Scholarly Articles
    • How do you identify a scholarly article from a citation?
      • Includes one or more authors.
      • Articles are lengthy, at least six pages long.
  • 22. Scholarly Articles
    • How do you identify a scholarly article from a citation?
      • Pages are consecutively numbered throughout the year.
      • Article title may be long and describe the main points of the article.
  • 23. Scholarly Articles
    • Where can I find a scholarly article?
      • Scholarly articles can be found in the databases accessible through the library’s website.
  • 24. Scholarly Articles
    • Some subject-specific databases contain mostly scholarly publications.
    • Some databases allow you to limit your search to scholarly articles.
  • 25. The End

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