Read the following information carefully and complete the short quizzes to test your knowledge. You can then move on to Using the Web


The following topics are presented in this section:

  1. Books and ebooks
  2. Journals, journal articles and peer review
  3. Reading lists
  4. Literature databases

Learning outcomes:


By the end of this section you will be able to:

  • identify what an academic book is and how it is structured
  • identify the main similarities and differences between print and electronic books
  • understand what academic journals and journal articles are
  • understand what peer review means in the academic context
  • understand why reading lists play a key role in directing study

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