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LIBS 300: The Liberal Arts in a Contemporary World

Parts of an Article

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.

Parts of an Academic Article

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