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2021 QEP for SACS-COC

Education Subject Databases

General Reports

General Subject Databases

General subject databases offer broad subject coverage in a variety of subject areas.

Types of Articles

  • Empirical Research Articles: usually around 5-20 pages and are complete descriptions of original research findings. 
  • Literary Analysis Articles: provide analysis of a particular work from a specific critical or theoretical point of view. 
  • Literature Review Articles: do not cover original research but instead look at results of multiple articles on a particular topic. These articles are valuable as overviews of the research on a particular topic.
  • Letters/Communications: Short descriptions of the latest study or research findings which are usually considered urgent for immediate publication.
  • Book Reviews: review recently published books in a particular field. Often contain critique or praise for newly published books.