Whether you are reading assigned articles/book chapters for class or reading through search results in a database, you will be wading through a lot of information. Here are some tips/suggestions for handling all of that information.
Reading a scientific journal article is not like reading a book. It does not begin at the beginning and then finish in the end.
Structure of an article
Similarly to articles, use the structure of a book chapter (or an entire book) to help determine key points
Taking notes will help you process the information
Keep track of the main points
Use EndNote for note taking and organizing your material