Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
A and pii embedded
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.


Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

A and pii embedded


Created for an A and P research paper to explain primary versus secondary sources.

Created for an A and P research paper to explain primary versus secondary sources.

Published in Education , Health & Medicine
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads


Total Views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


  • 1. Primary and Secondary Sources in Science Research Stephanie Herfel User Services Librarian Newburgh Campus
  • 2. original materials that provide firsthand records of events, experiments, creative works, or statistics Example: a research study, a poem, play, a diary, a letter
  • 3. Any materials that interpret, analyze, or describe a primary source Example: Editorial and review articles, magazine articles, literary criticisms, textbooks, commentaries, book reviews
  • 4. A research study that measures infants’ brain waves
  • 5. A news program that reports “A new study adds to mounting evidence that measuring brain activity during infancy could help determine whether a baby might be at higher risk of developing autism.”
  • 6. Barnes, I. (1985). Anne Frank: Forty years on. History Today, 35(3), 48.
  • 7. Van Gogh’s Starry Night
  • 8. Mansour, W. (2008). The Taming of Romeo in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Explicator, 66(4), 206-208. A literary criticism (article) of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
  • 9. Warner, M., Mocarelli, P., Brambilla, P., Wesselink, A., Samuels, S., Signorini, S., & Eskenazi, B. (2013). Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, and Obesity in Relation to Serum Dioxin Concentrations: The Seveso Women's Health Study. Environmental Health Perspectives, 121(8), 906-911. doi:10.1289/ehp.1206113
  • 10. Bacon, C. (2013). Supporting children and young people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in school. British Journal Of School Nursing, 8(5), 222-226.
  • 11. Abayomi, J., Wood, L., Spelman, S., Morrison, G., & Purewal, T. (2013). The multidisciplinary management of type 2 and gestational diabetes in pregnancy. British Journal Of Midwifery,21(4), 236-242.
  • 12. Rui, L., Bilik, D., Brown, M. B., Ping, Z., Ettner, S. L., Ackermann, R. T., & ... Herman, W. H. (2013). Medical Costs Associated With Type 2 Diabetes Complications and Comorbidities. American Journal Of Managed Care, 19(5), 421-430.
  • 13. An empirical article is a research article that reports the results of a study that uses data derived from actual observation or experimentation. Parts of a Empirical or Research Study Abstract ... A paragraph length description of the study Introduction...Statement of the hypotheses for the research and a review of other research (literature review) on the topic. Method ...A description of how the research was conducted, such as: ◊ Who are participants ◊ Design of the study ◊ What the participants did ◊ What measures were used (statistics and mathematical computations) Results...The results section describes the outcomes of the measures of the study. Discussion...The discussion section contains the interpretations and implications of the study. References...A references, or bibliography, will contain citation information on the material cited in the report.