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68412 Energy Science and Technology: Research

In this guide:

Academic literature

  • Contain reliable and in-depth analysis of a research topic
  • The content in academic literature has usually been peer-reviewed, which means that it's been reviewed by experts on its topic for accuracy and quality before being published
  • Can include books, academic journal articles, and published expert reports.

Research articles

Academic journal articles include research articles and review articles.
Basically, research articles present original research results and discoveries. They are often divided into the following sections:

  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Method
  • Results
  • Discussion & Conclusion

In general, research articles are very specific and can be hard to understand. You will probably need other literature to help you understand them, like review articles, books, and encyclopaedias. We'll talk more about those in the 'Understanding" area of this guide. Here is an example of a research article in your area.

Now, let's move on to the "Finding journals" tab to begin your search! 

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