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FS 24: The Wonder of Teaching: Scholarly sources

Library research guide for First Year Seminar, "The Wonder of Teaching," taught by Dr. Katherine Hickey

Learning outcomes

  • identify aspects of peer review that contribute to the quality and significance of scholarly journal articles.
  • Recognize how the mission of university presses is different from mass market publishers.

Peer Review in Three Minutes

This tutorial created by North Carolina State University Libraries offers a basic overview of peer review.

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The Publishing Process in Seven Chapters

This video from commercial publisher Penguin Random House shows several of the steps involved in publishing a mass market book.

While mass market publishers like Penguin Random House publish books for a broad audience, university presses publish scholarly books for a specialized audience, including faculty and student researchers.

Dr. Leonard Allen of Abilene Christian University Press explains what makes university presses distinctive in this short video.

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