Journal - a published collection of articles (previously in print, now frequently online only)
Peer Reviewed - A premium quality journal article that has been reviewed by others knowledgeable in the field prior to publication
Database -searchable list of article titles and abstracts
Citation - identifying information of an article (title, author, etc.)
Abstract - summary of an article found at the beginning and in databases
Call Number - Number of the spine of a book or journal determining its place on the shelf
DOI - Digital Object Identifier, a unique number assigned to each online article, used to cite them
Scientific Literature Is the way in which scientists communicate their research, methodology, results, and conclusions of their scholarly, scientific research. This body of work, shared through scientific academic journals, is written by faculty researchers, and reviewed by specialists in the field.
Structure and Style There are guidelines for the organization and structure that scientific journal articles must follow. The basic structure includes:
How do you determine if information is "scholarly" or not?