JCSU Library Highlights
Suggestions to Reading a Scholarly Article:
Throughout your academic years at JCSU you may be asked to do research using scholarly journal articles, also called academic or peer-reviewed articles. Look for scholarly articles that have been written, edited, or reviewed by experts with advanced degrees and years of experiences.
It is important to understanding the content of the article and know how to read it.
Review the article components and specified structures or outlines.
Tile page is vivid and STATES what the paper is about.
Short Summary of the article with the purpose and findings. Determine if the article is useful to you at this point.
The introduction may state the problem, what is known, or research questions.
This section may state how the research was conducted and what procedures were used for the research.
You may see the findings of the research as well as graphs, statistics, or charts.
Explanation of the results. Will further research be needed in the future?
List of all sources used by the authors.