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How to Use the Library Online: Scholarly Articles

Scholarly/Peer Reviewed Journals

What are "scholarly" or "peer-reviewed" articles?

  • Written by scholars or experts on the topic

  • Content has been critically evaluated by other experts

  • Contain citations (footnotes and/or bibliography) documenting sources
  • A scholarly article or publication may also be referred to as:

     Peer-reviewed

     Academic

     Juried

     Refereed

 

What is Plagiarism?

The Appalachian State University Academic Integrity Code defines plagiarism as "presenting the words or ideas of another as one's own work or ideas."

Citing Your Sources

A citation is a record of where you encountered a certain idea. Citing your sources keeps your work free of plagarism.

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