Topic: Journals

Effective and Meaningful literature review

April 3rd, 2017    Admin    Blog, Journals

A good literature review is the most important element of academic writing, so it is essential for an academic to be equipped with the skills in conducting a good literature review.  A good literature review provides the foundation for academic research.  A good literature review provides previous knowledge for new knowledge to bounce off and will be widely read.  They are a chance to give your feedback and opinion on the published words.  For this to be effective, planning structure, analyzing, good research, the skills to synthesize and sum up information in a clear style and integration with previous work is required.  It is not to be confused with a book review.  Unlike a book review relying on one source, a literature review analyses several sources to evaluate the knowledge in the area.  There is a constant stream of scientific publications getting heavier every year, academics cannot possibly read all papers on their subject in detail otherwise they would never have a chance to research and write papers of their own! To be productive an academic must rely on a good literature review. read more…

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Benefits of open access journal articles

March 13th, 2017    Admin    Blog, Journals

Since the 1940s, the number of journal articles has grown dramatically, with a larger variety of titles and topics presented.  Additionally, journal articles have now become digital, providing easier access with additional features.  This in turn enables a larger and more informed range of academic discourse, which is essential to scholars. read more…

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How to create a conference code of conduct

September 19th, 2016    Admin    Conference

What comes to your mind when you hear the word conference? A formal meeting held away from your office for you to relax as you talk about business. Many people are jubilant to be involved in conferences because they view it as a place of relaxation which is true, but this can make them loose focus and deter them from achieving what they were meant to benefit from at the conference. For this reason, facilitators of conferences have opted to come up with a code of conduct to carb this mentality. read more…

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Setting Yourself Up for Academic Success

June 22nd, 2016    Admin    Journals

Academic success is the sole aim of every serious scholar. There are many things you can do to set yourself up for success in your academic ventures. Here are the two most import tricks you can employ to ensure you succeed. read more…

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How to Use Academic Journals Online Properly and Effectively

June 2nd, 2016    Admin    Journals

When writing a scholarly project or term paper, you need to get credible information from academic journals online. And while Google is an excellent search engine, it mostly lists information for ordinary web visitors who’re searching for information that’s not relevant to school work. Most academic journals also post their work on the internet at a fee, making it unlikely for Google to find them because it’s free to use. read more…

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