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Strategic Reading For Research: A Guide

A guide offering reading and annotating strategies for actively engaging with your reading.

Why is reading strategically important?

Academic research involves a lot of reading and can be a challenge, especially when you have a million other things to do. Luckily, you can read strategically to help identify significant points, find relationships across readings, and see how each reading relates to your research project. In the end, reading strategically will also make your writing process easier. Use this guide to learn:

  • how to read strategically, including how to annotate readings,
  • how to track relationships across readings, and
  • how to mark out relationships to your own research project.
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