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Reading Resources: Reading Scholarly Articles

Faculty Resources

MacMillan, M., & MacKenzie, A. (2012). Strategies for integrating information literacy and academic literacy: Helping undergraduate students make the most of scholarly articles. Library Management, 33(8/9), 525-535.

Fujimoto, Y., Hagel, P., Turner, P., Kattiyapornpong, U., & Zutshi, A. (2011). Helping University Students to "Read" Scholarly Journal Articles: The Benefits of a Structured and Collaborative Approach. Journal of University Teaching And Learning Practice, 8(3),

Weir, R. (2011). It's not Harry Potter. Inside Higher Ed. http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/instant_mentor/essay_on_teaching_students_to_read_journal_articles

Parts of an article

Wait...how do I read this stuff?

Here are a few tips about reading scholarly articles. Most important? Remember reading front to back is for novels and mysteries! Don't be afraid to read out of order.

Student Resources