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03/19/2021

How do you find out if an article is primary or secondary?

How do you find out if an article is primary or secondary?

To determine if a source is primary or secondary, ask yourself: Was the source created by someone directly involved in the events you’re studying (primary), or by another researcher (secondary)?

Where can I find primary research articles?

To search for primary research articles go to the PubMed home page. Click on Clinical Queries the 4th option in the PubMed Tools (the middle of 3 columns). Enter your search terms and click on the search box.

What does a primary research article contain?

Once you have a set of search results, remember to look for articles where the author has conducted original research. A primary research article will include a literature review, methodology, population or set sample, test or measurement, discussion of findings and usually future research directions.6 days ago

How can you tell the difference between a primary research article and a scientific review article?

NOTE: While primary research articles provide a background on their subject by summarizing previously conducted research, this typically occurs only in the “Introduction” section of the article. Review articles, however, will summarize previously conducted research throughout the entire paper.

Which of the following is not considered a primary source?

Materials that are NOT primary sources include: Books written after a historical event by someone who was not involved in the event. Books are considered Secondary Sources.