UCOLL 300 - Unit IV - Peer Review
So far in UCOLL 300, we have mainly learned how to read and interact with databases, depending mostly on information from citations, abstracts or notes, and descriptors. This is a useful approach when you are starting your research, or figuring out how to focus.
Ultimately, when you begin writing a paper or project, you need to examine and glean information from the full version of the resource – the book, or journal article. Many of you have little experience reading journal articles and integrating them within your research.
Let’s spend some time looking at the “typical” journal article and identifying their parts. This is the first step in learning how to “read” a journal article.