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*Nursing Resources: Find Articles

Guide to research and resources for nursing and allied health.

Identifying Research Articles

Scholarly (also called peer-reviewed) articles appear in academic or professional journals.  The term "peer-review" means that the content of each article is reviewed by experts for accuracy and authority prior to publication.

Standard components of a research article:

Author credentials and abstract
Author's degree(s), professional affliations
Brief description of the contents of the article
Literature review
Reviews the existing literature about or related to the subject of the research article
Explains the research question and methodology for data collection
Explains the results of the research, often includes charts/graphs
Sums up entire project, indicates areas for future study
Reference bibliography
Bibliographic citations for all resources cited in the research article

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