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Learning to recognize the standard features of a scholarly article will help you:
- read academic sources more effectively
- understand the difference between popular and academic sources
- search for articles with a better understanding of appropriate keywords
Watch the video below for a discussion of how scholarly publishing is similar to the way fans talk to each other about something they know a lot about. Then answer the questions about an example from your own life.
Scholarly Articles Decoded