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ESLP 002: Reading, Writing, and Research for Graduate Students

International Students: Language Resources

Staying Current in the Field

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  • Cover numerous topics
  • May contain multiple types of sources (e.g. popular, trade, scholarly)
  • Audience = educated readership

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  • Often contain scholarly sources, known as peer-reviewed articles
  • Articles are written and reviewed by experts in the field
  • Academic audience
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