Answered By: APUS Librarians Last Updated: Jun 02, 2023 Views: 4678
To begin, see this helpful FAQ: What is a Scholarly Resource?
Reading and understanding this type of article can be challenging. This FAQ will help you develop these skills, which can be learned and improved upon with practice.
The following links offer some excellent advice for reading and interpreting scholarly research articles:
- Anatomy of a Scholarly Article (NCSU): Presented here are the first and last pages of a scholarly article. Click on highlighted areas of the article to learn about clues to look for when identifying scholarly articles.
- Art of reading a journal article: Methodically and effectively
- Efficient reading of papers in science and technology (PDF file)
- How to read an academic article without losing your mind (video)
(Note: some of the tips above are written for a specific discipline (science, technology, etc.). They will apply to scholarly articles in other disciplines as well.)
Also take some time to explore Writing@APUS' Research Process page:
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