Evaluating Journal Articles
Once you have found articles of interest, it is important to know how to efficiently skim and assess them for applicability and quality.
The following resource from Rice University gives a great overview of how to effectively read a scientific article, and includes a note-taking template:
The following articles are written by Dr. Trisha Greenhalgh, covering a variety of specific aspects of reading papers. They are excerpts from her book How to read a paper: the basics of evidence based medicine. Dr. Greenhalgh is a physician and professor of primary healthcare at Oxford University.