Many articles follow a similar format, including these sections:
You may also be asked to use empirical articles or primary research - but what do these terms mean
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Many times you will be asked to find scholarly articles when you are completing a class assignment. Here are some ways to identify a scholarly journal article.
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You know it when you see it.
From Peabody Library, Vanderbilt University.