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This guide will help you with your Mini-Review Assignment in Communicating Research, BIOL:4898.
Types of articles
Original research articles are primary literature that will contain the methodology and results. Popular articles written for a general audience and review articles written to give an overview of several articles are secondary literature. Can you find the original research article from the popular article below? How about a review article on the topic?
Is a journal peer reviewed?
You can search Ulrich's Web with a journal title to verify if the title is peer reviewed. Peer reviewed is also sometimes called refereed.
A bibliographic database providing detailed and authoritative information on journals and other serials published throughout the world. Ulrich's covers all subjects, and includes regularly and irregularly published serials that are available free or by paid subscription.