Here are a few tips for reading scholarly articles that are original research studies or experiments.
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.
How To Read a Scholarly Journal Article (5:10):
How to Read Academic Research, even if you're not an expert (11:43):
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