Source: Plant Physiology
Attempting to read a scientific article for the first time may seem overwhelming and confusing. This guide details how to read a scientific article step-by-step. First, you should not approach a scientific article like a textbook. Additionally, it is highly recommended that you highlight and take notes as you move through the article. Taking notes will keep you focused on the task at hand and help you work towards comprehension of the entire article.
From Northcentral University Library, August 2019
What is a scholarly article? Read this Wikipedia article for the answer.
Does the Wikipedia article highlight some of the characteristics below?
Scholarly Journal Characteristics
Popular Magazine Characteristics
This video describes the anatomy, or different parts, of a scholarly article. By the end of the video you should be able to quickly determine whether an article is scholarly or not.