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Integrative Studies (Regionals): Articles

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Anatomy of a Scholary Article  by NCSU Libraries

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Scholarly journals contain peer-reviewed articles which report original research or provide in-depth analysis.  The language is technical.  Graphs, tables, and references are included.  They are written by professors, researchers, and scholars.

Popular periodicals cover current topics, written in everyday language, including color images, and rarely cite sources.  They are written by journalists.  


Articles appear in daily newspapers, popular periodicals, and scholarly journals.  Use Links Below.
For current newspaper articles:  Newspaper Source or Factiva

For popular magazine articles:   MasterFILE Premier 

For scholarly journal articles:   Academic Search Complete 


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