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This guide offers information and resources for students, faculty and other researchers to help them navigate the process of publishing their research in a journal and issues they should consider along the way.
Usually a brief summary of the article including information on methodology and results.
Provides any necessary background information about the topic of research, with reasoning for why the study is being done.
Provides a summary of what other literature has been written on the topic.
Explains how the study was done. It includes details of the research, including set-up and how data was collected.
Presents the data from the study. This section usually includes charts, tables and graphs as visual representations of the data.
This section offers an analysis of the data, and how the study relates to existing knowledge of the topic. The authors evaluate whether the results of their study answer their research question.
A discussion of how the study adds to the existing knowledge on the topic and a consideration of potential research for further studies.
List of resources (articles, books, journals, etc) that authors used when developing their research.