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GPHY 227: Cities

A course guide for Geography 227

Parts of an Article

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Title usually acts as a brief summary containing technical terms

Authors and credentials establish the authority of the contributor(s) and ultimately the article

Abstract is brief article summary to help readers quickly establish if an article fits their needs

Charts, Graphs & Equations related directly to the research are presented within the article

Article Text is the body of an article, typically comprised of common parts

Conclusion summarizing the results or findings of the article

References a list of other publications cited throughout the article

Peer Review & the Anatomy of Articles

Parts of an Academic Article

Scholarly Journal:

a screenshot of a scholarly article showing the different parts including: title, authors, abstract, charts/graphs/equations, article text, conclusion and references
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