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BI 171: General Biology Lab

Scientific Research Article

Components of Scientific Research Article

Components of a Scientific Research Article

Click on the link to analyze  the components of a scientific research article.


  • Authors' Credentials 
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • Publishing process
  • Journal, Volume, Date


  • Introduction
  • Hypothesis/Purpose
  • Materials and Methods
  • Results
  • Data
  • Interpretation/Discussion
  • References


Peer Review in Three Minutes

This three-minute video, created by librarians at North Carolina State University, provides an introduction to the process of peer review and its role in scholarly research, and concludes by pointing to libraries for further help in finding peer-reviewed articles.

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