Anatomy of a Scholarly Article from NCSU
1. Long, descriptive title
2. Authors (often more than one) with credentials.
3. Abstract (summary) of the article.
4. Introduction gives some justification for why this research was done and may mention other related articles (literature review).
5. All of the publication information you need to cite the article is commonly on the first page of the article.
6. Statistical charts and graphs are the most common illustration.
7. A conclusion sums up all the research and is often easier to read than the Methodology and Results section of the article.
8. A list of references or bibliography lists the author's sources.