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Summer Bridge Academic Journal Club: Reading Journal Articles

Summer Bridge Academic Journal Club is a graduate student club led by Tashelle Wright, Public Health Ph.D student. This research guide serves as a resource for some of the club's activities.

Strategies for Reading Journal Articles

Some of the links below are for instructors, but you can easily apply the activities/suggestions to your own reading & to your future students when you serve as a TA.

Discovering Methodologies

Types of Scholarly Articles

From VCU Libraries, this video provides a quick overview of empirical (original research), theoretical, and review articles. (3:35)

How to Read Scientific Papers

Conducting & Writing Systematic & Literature Reviews