Lesson 5:
The Scholarly Journal Article
 How to
 APPROACH,
 EVALUATE ,and
 READ a Scholarly Journal Article
 You won’t have time to read everything all the
way through.
 Get to know the material without reading it all
 BOOKS
 ...
#1 - Find an ABSTRACT
#2 –Watch for “MAIN IDEAS”
#3 – Check out the CONCLUSION
#4 – Look at the REFERENCES
that will help you apply the
CRAAPTest
 Available online in MANY of our databases
 You will learn how to use:
 ProQuest Central
 Ebsco – Academic Search Elit...
1. CITATION
2. ABSTRACT
3. FULLTEXT
 Citation
 Abstract
 Conclusion
 Main Ideas
 References
Author Bio Authority
Publication
Date
Currency
References Currency Accuracy
CRAAP Criteria
Often at bottom of first page of article.
In the
article itself
• ALL research/analysis articles in scholarly journals
will have references – the sources used
• Typically appear at end o...
Lesson 5: Reading for Research
Lesson 5: Reading for Research
Lesson 5: Reading for Research
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Lesson 5: Reading for Research

  1. 1. Lesson 5: The Scholarly Journal Article
  2. 2.  How to  APPROACH,  EVALUATE ,and  READ a Scholarly Journal Article
  3. 3.  You won’t have time to read everything all the way through.  Get to know the material without reading it all  BOOKS  ARTICLES  Analytical reading
  4. 4. #1 - Find an ABSTRACT #2 –Watch for “MAIN IDEAS” #3 – Check out the CONCLUSION #4 – Look at the REFERENCES
  5. 5. that will help you apply the CRAAPTest
  6. 6.  Available online in MANY of our databases  You will learn how to use:  ProQuest Central  Ebsco – Academic Search Elite  Google Scholar  to FIND these kinds of articles
  7. 7. 1. CITATION 2. ABSTRACT 3. FULLTEXT
  8. 8.  Citation  Abstract  Conclusion  Main Ideas  References
  9. 9. Author Bio Authority Publication Date Currency References Currency Accuracy CRAAP Criteria
  10. 10. Often at bottom of first page of article.
  11. 11. In the article itself
  12. 12. • ALL research/analysis articles in scholarly journals will have references – the sources used • Typically appear at end of article

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