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RN - BSN Library Resource Guide

A research guide for BSN students

Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

Scholarly articles are:

in-depth |  written by experts   validated with technical language, abstracts, literature reviews, methodologies, tables, graphs, and conclusions |  reviewed by experts | provide a bibliography of sources used

Popular articles are:

brief overviews of topics |  written by journalists |  easily read by most people |  illustrated with colorful photographs or pictures reviewed by editors | do not provide a bibliography of sources used

Browse Selected Magazine and Journal

AACN Viewpoint
Nursing Administration Quarterly
Nursing Children & Young People