Be careful with Wikipedia: you can read it in order to quickly figure out something, but you should not quote it. You can go to the library: even in the XXI century, good books have not been canceled. Look in the catalog or ask a librarian for help. Then, when the material is more or less selected, set the structure of the article. For example, like this: So how was Gogol telling us? “Take a pretty feather, get it well, put a piece of paper in front of you and start So are you. Open Word and start writing. Start with an introduction. Identify the research problem what your article will be about. Analyze how other scientists studied your problem: which ones gave definitions, from which sides and in what aspects they studied the topic.
Do not be afraid to quote articles and books: there is no science without quoting. Understand the difference between quoting and copying. Any alien fragment of the text that you use, be sure to take in quotes and indicate the source number in square brackets. Someone else’s text without quotes in your article is plagiarism. And plagiarism is very bad. Then go to the main part. Your results are described here. If you are a future IT specialist and wrote a program tell about it and show screenshots and code snippets.
If you are a sociologist and conducted a study bring the questions, graphs and tables. If you are studying for an accountant and had an internship at a company, submit a reporting analysis. If you are preparing to become a teacher tell us about a pedagogical experiment or an open lesson. The meaning should be clear: the main part is what I did, analyzed, studied, you understood. In the course of writing the text form a list of references. Each source (article, book, Internet resource, etc.) that you use must be indicated. In order to properly arrange links to sources, you can use the training manual on writing and designing the article, at worst, come to the department! There they will always help you and tell you how to arrange.
Do not forget to draw conclusions. Briefly, literally in one or two paragraphs, tell us what results you have come to. When the text of the article is ready, think up a suitable title. Send the completed article to the editorial office (or go to the department, there is a special person sitting there who does this) usually by e-mail. Address look at the site of the magazine. Some magazines have convenient forms for submitting articles online. Within a few days, your article will be read by a specially trained person reviewer. If the article is completely bad, then it will be returned to you for revision. If you did a good job, then …