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Introduction to Scholarly Articles: Parts of a Scholarly Article

Parts of a Scholarly Article


Brief summary of the article.
Introduction States the topic, purpose, and argument of the article.
Methods Mentions steps taken to support argument of the article.
Results/Findings Shares results of the research.
Discussion Analyzes and talks about the findings of the research.
Conclusion Synthesizes the article's findings and argument.
References List of cited sources.


NC State University's Interactive Tutorial "Anatomy of a Scholarly Article"

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