Type: Research Essays
Sample donated: Mike Robinson
Last updated: September 24, 2019
Scientists communicate theresults of their research to other scientists generally through the scientificliterature, which as a result represents a permanent store of scientificknowledge and a record of progress in scientific enquiry. There are two types ofliterature which is namely as below: Primary literature Secondary literature v PRIMARY LITERATUREThe Primary Literature refers to accounts of researchcarried out personally by an individual scientist or as association by a groupof scientists · Original research(no notes & else)· General articles(Research paper)o Review paperThe purpose of a review paperis to briefly review recent progress in a particular topic. Overall, the papersummarizes the current state of knowledge of the topic. It creates an understandingof the topic for the reader by discussing the findings presented in recentresearch papers.
o JournalArticle/peer reviewed or not peer reviewedPeer review is the evaluationof work by one or more people of similar capability to the producers of thework. It represents a form of self-regulation by qualified members of aprofession within the relevant fieldo Shortcommunication (very exciting or breakthrough)A short communication is fora concise, but independent report representing a significant contribution toscience. Short communication is not proposed to publish preliminary results.
Only if these results are of extraordinary interest and are particularly currentand relevant are accepted for publication.o Rapidcommunication (ideas & thoughts)The Rapid Communications is dedicatedto the publication of short papers presenting highly original and significant materialit has focused on the speedy distribution of important work in strong matterand materials physics.o Reviewreports/reports (highlights practical aspects)o Proceeding papers/ conference proceeding papersIn academia, proceedings arethe collection of academic papers published in the context of an academicconference.
They are usually distributed as printed volumes or in electronicform either before the conference opens or after it has closed. Proceedingscontain the contributions made by researchers at the conference.o ExtendedabstractsAn extended abstract is aresearch paper whose ideas and significance can be understood in less than anhour of readingo Dissertation /thesesMajor papers presented as thefinal project for a master’s degree are normally called thesis; and majorpapers presenting the student’s research towards a doctoral degree are called thesesor dissertations.o ManuscriptA manuscript is any documentwritten by hand or typewritten, as opposed to being mechanically printed orreproduced in some indirect or automated way.o Video recordingby experto Magazines papers(Articles) v SECONDARY LITERATUREThe Secondary Literature consists of publications that relyon primary basis for information.
Here it is not a necessity for the authors tohave done the work themselves while the reason of the publication is to sum upand create knowledge in a definite area for other scientists who already havean accepting of the topico Bookso Interneto Magazines o Paper/Newspapero Newslettero Textbook/handbookso Manual