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How do I read a scholarly journal article?

After you have taken a look at the abstract and determined that the article is a good one for your paper, how do you read a scholarly article? They are often lengthy, but you may not need to read the whole thing. Scholarly articles have a very strict format, with defined sections and expectations for what goes in those sections. The video tutorial and other resources below will show you how to take advantage of that format to skim scholarly articles for useful information efficiently.

The links below provide further guidance in text and interactive format.

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