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SYG 2000 - Mellan (Plant City): Professional Sociology Journals

This guide has the information needed to complete the journal article analysis project in Dr. Mellan's Sociology class.


JAR Assignment

Please review the files and videos in this online library guide that is specific to Dr. Mellan's Sociology classes.  If you  have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me, your librarian for this class. 

This page describes the type of article that is needed for this assignment. 

What is the difference between scholarly and popular?

Scholarly versus Popular

The Journal Article Research analysis assignment requires the use of a professional journal in the field of Sociology.  HCC Libraries have access to many professional, peer-reviewed, scholarly journals in sociology.  

Difference between a professional journal and a magazine

Review the PDF file below, Scholarly vs. Popular Articles.

Parts of a Scholarly Journal Article

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

North Carolina State University Libraries and Tulane University Libraries developed a wonderful breakdown of what consists of a scholarly article based on a research design.  Open the links below for more information.