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Has Your Professor Asked You to Find Peer Reviewed Articles?
Use this page to discover what a peer reviewed article is, how to find it, and how to read a scholarly article.
On this page, be sure to watch the Peer Review in 3 Minutes video.
Peer Review in 3 Minutes
Burke, Anne et. al. (2014) "Peer Review in Three Minutes." NCSU Libraries. YouTube. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOCQZ7QnoN0
Learn About Oakton Library Databases and Scholarly Sociology Articles
Be sure to watch the video and use the database links to find scholarly journal articles on sociology topics.
Use These Clues to Spot a Scholarly Article
Scholarly articles usually include the following:
Abstract or summary of the research
Author credentials - degrees held by the authors and the University or Research Center where they work
Scholarly and technical language
Diagrams and charts
Bibliography or list of citations/references
How to Read a Scholarly Article
Walden University Library. (2019, Sept. 16). Short Video: How to Read a Scholarly Article [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/dEPouMOnMo4