How to write a journal articlePresentation Transcript
How to write a journal article
Make your article a story Detailed description Functional description Test Results/ Validation Background/ Lit review Economic & IP Analysis Introduction Summary/Conclusion
Introduction Why this awesome project happened
Summary and Literature review Other people may have helped my awesome project along
What is a summary/ lit review?Why do I need one?
Someone did something that made you want to do this project – talk about it
Someone has probably done something similar in the past
Someone has probably designed or created some of the bits your project uses
Cite with Style IEEE: http://standards.ieee.org/guides/style/ Examples: http://www.ieee.org/documents/ieeecitationref.pdf
Example: In-text Bockelman  and Lowe-Wincentsen  both postulate that student authors learn how to write proper citations. In her Copyright 101 talk, Lowe-Wincentsen , states that plagiarism can be avoided through proper use of citations. The Library website  has many resources to help format citations.
Examples: Reference page Book:  J. K. Author, “Title of chapter in the book,” in Title of His Published Book, xth ed. City of Publisher, Country if not USA: Abbrev. of Publisher, year, ch.x, sec. x, pp. xxx–xxx. Journal/ Conference:  J. K. Author, “Name of paper,” Abbrev. Title of Periodical, vol. x, no. x, pp. xxx-xxx, Abbrev. Month, year. Web page:  Author(s). “Title.” Internet: complete URL, date updated [date accessed].
Functional description This is my project, it does these awesome things
Detailed description My Project is so Awesome you will never believe how awesome it is. Give details about awesome things 1 – 1,000about my project
Test results and Validation To prove my project’s awesomeness, I tested it
Economic and IP Analysis These things add up, but who can put a price on Awesomeness?
Summary/ Conclusion All the whos down in Whoville will sing about how awesome this project is.