For the Analytical Summaries assignment you are required to locate and summarize a peer-reviewed journal article on the religion you are currently studying from either of the following recommended resources:
A full text archive of back issues of core scholarly journals from across the disciplines (note: articles from the last 5 years are not accessible through JSTOR, so if you want current journal literature use Academic Search Complete).
Academic Search Complete
A multidisciplinary database with articles from some peer-reviewed journals as well as monographs, reports, conference proceedings, news and popular magazines.
IMPORTANT: Limiting to Peer-Reviewed Articles
For this assignment limit your search results to only peer-reviewed journals by checking the Scholarly (peer-reviewed) Journals box underneath the search box:
Peer-Reviewed (Scholarly) Journals
Here is a short video describing the peer review process and how scholarly journals differ from popular magazines and newspapers.
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- In person at the Main and Science Libraries and on the 3rd floor of the Miller Learning Center (SLC).
Citing with MLA
For this class you are required to use the MLA style of citation. Examples of how to cite various resources in the MLA style can be found through the OWL@Purdue. Also, the UGA Library keeps Citation Style Guide web pages with examples of how to cite the most common types of resources using the most common styles (APA, Chicago, MLA, and more!).
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