Tips for Reading Journal Articles

The video presentation for this session outlines the core structure of a typical journal article, identifying the key information contained in each section so that you know where to go to quickly and easily find the information you need. Additional resources to further assist you are also provided, including a model outlining the core structure of a journal article (available for download) as well as some useful weblinks to further assist you develop your academic reading skills.


Below you will find downloadable resources to help guide you when reading Journal Article.

Here are some useful weblinks to online resources which will also help you reading journal articles.

Griffith University – Reading Effectively -

La Trobe – Reading Common Texts Efficiently -

UniLearn – Reading Strategies for Journal Articles -

RMIT Learning Lab – Reading Skills - \

University of New England – Reading and Taking Notes on Scholarly Journal Articles -

Griffith University - EnglishHELP Self-Help Resources
Griffith University - English Language Support
James Cook University - Develop Your English
RMIT Learning Lab - Academic Word List Tool
University of Adelaide - English as a Second Language Learning Resources
Curtin University Learning Centre - Better Grammar
Curtin University Learning Centre - Better Sentences
University of Technology Sydney - Grammar
La Trobe - Achieve@Uni - Language
Manchester Academic Phrasebank
BBC - Learning English