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CH 115: General Chemistry I
A course guide providing information about how to locate and use Library resources to research important concepts and principles of chemistry.
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How to Read a Scholarly Article
An article summarizing the results of a research study is trying to both explain the study as well as the reason the study was conducted. The specific structure of a scientific scholarly article may vary slightly between disciplines and journals, but the overall format is basically the same.
The sections of a scholarly article can be thought to answer the questions posed below:
Section of Paper
What did I do in a nutshell?
What is the problem?
How have others worked on this problem?
Literature Review (might be part of the introduction or a separate section)