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Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program - Online Modality: Understanding Scholarly Articles

Resources for students doing research in the CMHC Online Program

Successful graduate students understand:

  • the typical parts of a scholarly research article
  • how to read a scholarly article
  • what it means for a journal article to be peer-reviewed
  • the purpose and types of literature reviews

Consult the boxes below to learn more about each of these topics

Anatomy of a Scholarly Research Article

Click on the image to explore the typical parts of a scholarly article.
Presented by NCSU Libraries

first and last page of a sample research article

Peer Review in 3 Minutes

This video will explain: How do articles get peer reviewed? What role does peer review play in scholarly research and publication?person in graduation gown standing in front of a chalkboard with the words Peer Reviewed Articles


How to Read a Scholarly Article

Reading scholarly articles takes time. In this video, listen to three NCSU faculty members share their processes and advice for reading scholarly research articles.
purple screen with the words: How to Read a Scholarly Article

Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students

White female pondering how to conduct a literature review