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Characteristics of a scholarly journal article to help you identify them.
♦ Written by experts
: authors credentials/biographical information is in the article.
: there is often an abstract at the beginning of the article explaining the basic findings reported.
♦ Specialized Content
: usually long in length, containing specialized vocabulary and reporting original research.
: there is always a bibliography, footnotes or a works cited at the end of the article.
Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy, by Lisa Brush. HV 6626.2 .B78 2011