For this assignment, at least 1 of the sources you use must be a scholarly article. So use the information presented on this page to learn:
How to read a scholarly journal article
Scholarly articles are not read from start to finish like a novel, and the How to Read a Scholarly Journal Article video below outlines a strategy you can use to save yourself time and increase your comprehension of what you are reading.
What the difference sections of a scholarly article
Scholarly articles typically include sections like an abstract, introduction, methods, conclusion or discussion, and knowing when and how to access the information in each section can also help increase your understanding of the material and save you time. The Anatomy of a Scholarly Article is an interactive you can use to learn more about those.
What peer review is
Peer reviewed articles (also known as scholarly articles) go through a specific process in order to be published in scholarly journals. The Peer Review in 3 Minutes video explains what that process is and how peer reviewed articles can be used to support your research.
How to Read a Scholarly Journal Article
Anatomy of a Scholarly Article
Click on the image below to view the first and last pages of a scholarly article. Click on the highlighted areas within the article to learn about the clues to look for when identifying scholarly articles.