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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    Research Literature on the Web 14 Quiz 8 9 and 10 15 Post Test Popular vs Trade Professional vs Scholarly Most journal or magazine publications fall into one of three categories popular trade professional or scholarly academic Peer reviewed journals are one type of scholarly academic journal they are often considered the most scholarly type Elements of articles or article citations actually give you clues that tell you if an article is popular trade or scholarly Some clues to look for are outlined in the table below Popular Trade Professional Scholarly and Peer Reviewed audience general public audience professionals experts in the field general public audience professionals experts scholars and students in the field content reports events opinions or summarizes simplifies scholarly findings no citations content reports scholarly findings written for educated audience familiar with subject content reports primary research or scholarly findings usually includes literature review includes citations bibliographies author s staff writers or no author listed not subject experts paid per article author s professionals that work in the field write to relay pertinent information to people in the field author s professionals in the field scholars or professors write to relay pertinent information to people in the

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    PATIENT CARE 2007 Winter 2 4 267 80 127 ref Publication Type journal article review tables charts tracings Abstract The prevalence of obesity continues to rise worldwide and presents a challenge to all health care providers Obesity has pathophysiological effects upon all major systems of the body Obesity has been linked to an increased risk for many health disorders including type 2 diabetes mellitus hypertension cardiovascular disease stroke and certain cancers There are changes with basic lung volumes and an increase in incidence of asthma and obstructive sleep apnea for individuals with high body mass index This article is a review of the cardiovascular and pulmonary physiologic effects of obesity and discusses key components of the evaluation and treatment options that the rehabilitation clinician should consider when delivering care to this patient population Journal Subset Editorial Board Reviewed Expert Peer Reviewed Nursing Online Print Peer Reviewed Choose one The citation above cites an article that is scholarly but not empirical research because A There are cited references Authors are affiliated professionals in the field Journal is peer reviewed Publication Type indicates that it is simply a review B Title of the article is scholarly Publication Type indicates journal article Publication Type indicates it has tables and charts Abstract indicates that the article is authoritative Is it Trade Quiz 4 The citation below is from a professional trade publication Which of the elements are the most accurate clues that indicate that the article is from a trade publication and not a scholarly journal Title Study Estimates 15 000 Children and Adolescents Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes Annually Among Youth in U S Whites Have Highest Incidence of Diabetes Source Ascribe Newswire Health 6 26 2007 p1 1 1p Document Type Article Abstract The article presents a study called SEARCH for Diabetes

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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    1 6 Scholarly vs Peer Reviewed 7 Important Notes 8 Quiz 2 9 Popular vs Trade Professional vs Scholarly 10 Quiz 3 and 4 11 Primary vs Secondary Source 12 Quiz 5 6 and 7 13 Research Literature on the Web 14 Quiz 8 9 and 10 15 Post Test Primary vs Secondary Source In general primary sources are materials produced by someone who has participated in or directly witnessed an action or event Primary source materials include original research eyewitness accounts diaries artifacts interviews etc In terms of nursing literature a primary source might be an article written by someone describing a study they conducted or a clinical trial they completed surveys of hospital staff interviews of patients or case studies On the other hand secondary source materials are descriptions analyses or recountings of something that is primary An original research study is primary but a review or summary of someone s research would be secondary an interview would be primary but an article describing someone s interview would be secondary Here is a chart with examples of primary and secondary sources in nursing research Primary Secondary clinical or research studies critique of a study clinical trial or procedure

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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    21 family physicians from 1 unit and a control group of 19 family physicians from another unit 46 patients treated by study physicians and 48 treated by control physicians also were evaluated Journal Subset Biomedical Blind Peer Reviewed Editorial Board Reviewed Expert Peer Reviewed Online Print Peer Reviewed USA The article to which the citation above refers would be considered primary source material because select one a It is a report of an original research study indicated by the methodology outlined in the abstract b It is in The American Journal of Kidney Diseases c The authors are Hispanic and the study takes place in Mexico Is it Secondary Quiz 6 Title LIFESAVING PILL FOR DIABETICS Authors Fargen Jessica Source Prevention Jun2008 Vol 60 Issue 6 p34 34 1 5p Document Type Article Abstract This article discusses research indicating that taking a cholesterol lowering statin pill daily can improve the health outlook for diabetes patients It noted reduced numbers of heart attacks and strokes whether or not those patients had already been diagnosed with vascular disease The article to which the citation above refers would be considered secondary source material because select one a It is in magazine called Prevention b It is a discussion of someone else s research as indicated in the abstract c It is not a secondary source it is primary What Have You Learned Quiz 7 A Title Effect of nasogastric tubes on incidence of aspiration Author s Leder SB Suiter DM Affiliation Department of Surgery Section of Otolaryngology Yale University School of Medicine New Haven CT 06520 8041 USA steven leder yale edu Source Archives of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation ARCH PHYS MED REHABIL 2008 Apr 89 4 648 51 16 ref Publication Type journal article Abstract OBJECTIVE To determine what effect if any a

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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    on the Web The Web offers access to a wide variety of informational materials from governments associations organizations agencies news outlets universities research institutes consumer groups commercial entities and the guy down the street So how do you know what is research material and what is not Look for the clues 1 Ascertain who publishes the website page A good website will have a link to a page that gives you information about the site s publisher It s usually labeled About Us Mission or similar terminology Look for Websites published by organizations institutions reputable in the field Websites recognized in the field as authoritative Bias Is the website publishing materials that promote an unsubstantiated or controversial point of view or are they relaying factual and well researched information If no information is available about the site s publisher check the URL or web address e g http www cdc gov Domains such as gov and edu are the best domains for scholarly and research based information Field related organizational web sites org can also be good sources of information but beware of bias 2 Look for information about the author Most scholarly and research type materials will list an

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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    2 9 Popular vs Trade Professional vs Scholarly 10 Quiz 3 and 4 11 Primary vs Secondary Source 12 Quiz 5 6 and 7 13 Research Literature on the Web 14 Quiz 8 9 and 10 15 Post Test Is it Scholarly Quiz 8 Based on the url or web address which of these websites would more likely contain scholarly researched based resources on AIDS A B Is it Reliable

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  • Mississippiana and Rare Books - Special Collections The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    publications relating to Mississippi McCain Library serves as a depository for Mississippi state documents These items provide information on virtually every facet of state government and the economic social and cultural characteristics of the state Many of these can be accessed using the library catalog or by asking the reference librarian A map collection includes city country and state highway maps and various types of soil mineral drainage topographic nautical historical and specialty maps They document Mississippi and the region from 1699 to the present Vertical Files consisting primarily of newspaper clippings and pamphlets contain up to date information about the people events social issues institutions cities and towns of Mississippi Also included is historical information on a variety of subjects The Mississippiana Collection maintains copies of telephone books for the entire state and city directories for the state s major cities The Rare Book Collection is comprised of materials relating to the history of the South the Civil War the history of printing philosophy religion among other topics McCain Library Archives has 3500 books that belonged to Cleanth Brooks a leading literary critic of the twentieth century and cofounder of the Southern Review This collection contains materials relating to

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  • Woods Rare Books - Special Collections The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    geography and history The collection also includes works of art artifacts and a variety of illuminated manuscripts and vellum documents Highlights of the collection include a 1731 Hollman Atlas a 15th century Spanish Antiphonal and a rare copy of John Calvin s Commentaries on St Paul s Letters from 1551 For a list of all books in the Sam Woods Rare Book Collection click here Mississippiana Guides and Indices Woods

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