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Journal Article Basics

Get answers to your questions about scholarly journal articles.

How to Read a Scholarly Article

Guess what?!? You don't have to read a scholarly article from start to finish. In fact, you shouldn't even attempt it at the start. Skipping around to certain sections and knowing what you'll find in those sections makes understanding the article much easier.

The following video gives you one strategy for dealing with journal articles that have very clearly defined sections (abstract, methods, discussion, results, etc.)