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Research and Learning skills: Reading effectively

Reading effectively - Quick tips

1. Survey/pre-read the text - quickly look over the whole document

2. Skimming - moving quickly from paragraph to paragraph reading only the key sentences

3. Scan your document for a particular piece of information, like a key word

4. Look for key points - highlight key points

5. Read or re-read phrases

In the LRC, we have...

Effective reading, Cooperative Library Instruction Project

Study well - Reading overload?, QUT

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