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Reading Tips

Here are a few tips for reading scholarly articles that are original research studies or experiments.

You're Not Alone!

Most people find scholarly sources challenging, even faculty!  Here are a few reflections & tips. Don't worry that they reference science fields, because the suggestions are applicable to any discipline.


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How To Read a Scholarly Journal Article (5:10):

How to Read Academic Research, even if you're not an expert (11:43):


Parts of an Experimental Article

Article sandwich

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