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Honors Program: STEM: Home

UHP 496 and 498 for STEM students

Research & Publication Cycle

This diagram, "Scientific Literature" by K. Subramanyam (p.394) originated from Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (New York, 1979, Allan Kent and Harold Lancour, eds.).  A copy of the diagram can be found at http://www.unm.edu/~unmvclib/handouts/scienceresearchpublication.jpeg

Terms

Database

Citation

Abstract

Call Number

Peer Reviewed

Journal

DOI

Cited Reference Search

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

Peer Reviewed - A premium quality journal article that has been reviewed by others knowledgeable in the field prior to publication

Journal - a published collection of articles (previously in print, now frequently online only)

DOI (Digital Object Identifier): a unique identifier for an object such as an online article or technical report.

Cited Reference Searching - Find other scholarly sources that reference the citation.