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As a scholarly researcher, it is useful to have an idea of how scholarly publishing works. How long does it take for an idea to become a journal article? Learn the steps in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle.

Variety of Sources
icon of a suitcaseScholarly research is disseminated in a variety of ways: from an informal conversation between scholars, to a presentation at a conference, to a published journal article or book.

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Knowing more about each of these sources can help you to choose the best one for your research. Take a moment and explore Sources: What can you use for your research to learn more about peer-reviewed journals, books, dissertations and more.

In addition to the variety of sources available take a moment to consider what voices aren't being heard. Learn more about Alternative Viewpoints.(PDF)



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