I need help understanding my peer-reviewed articles

Academic (aka Peer-Reviewed) literature is written for an ‘academic audience’ who will already have an understanding of the topic. That being the case, as a student who is learning about a topic, you may not have the background to comprehend what the author is writing about. Academic texts can be complicated and difficult to read.

On this page we'll take a look at strategies for reading the most common form of academic literature: the academic journal article.

First, you need to find your peer-reviewed articles (see Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles).

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