Related Guides: Quickly Evaluate an Article, Quickly Evaluate a Book
Steps to selecting a peer reviewed article for your research:
Steps to scanning a peer reviewed article to determine the main idea and gather only what you need:
Check out The Anatomy of a Scholarly Article to help you get started.
All these areas inform us about the article without reading the complete article.
Avoid difficult articles if you do not understand the sections as you skim the article.
Steps to selecting a book for your research: