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English Writing 301 - College Composition and Literature (Rauschkolb)

Research strategies and links to information resources useful for ENGWR 301.

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A Note About Articles

Articles published in periodicals (journals, newspapers, and magazines) can provide a narrower focus or perspective on specific aspects of your topic. It is useful to understand the purpose, authority, and identifying features of different types of periodicals.

Journals

  • Report original research and criticism
  • Published by professional associations to benefit those working in the field or discipline
  • Many articles are reviewed by other experts in the subject area (peer-review)
  • Articles are often lengthy and provide citations

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Newspapers

  • Focus on current events and news
  • Not usually considered scholarly or professional, but may be only source of information on very new topics

Magazines

  • Focus on popular or current topics
  • Articles are often shorter and written for a general audience
  • Typically written by journalists