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Article Summary

University marking criteria will assess your use of primary and secondary sources. Article Summary equips you with the key quotes and page numbers of sources, ready to deploy in your assignments.

Article Summary

How much:

£5 per page.

How long:

Between 24 – 36 hours.


Good Availability


Article Summary (Literature Review)

Articles and book chapters are broken down into key points, with ready-to-deploy quotes.

What You Can Expect

Summary of Key Literature

Send in any journal article, book chapter, academic paper or report. We will create an executive article summary for you. You will receive a PDF document containing a professional and comprehensive synthesis of your submitted article. All information will be presented clearly and systematically, making it easy for you to access and use.

Key Arguments

You will receive a list of the major arguments presented in the article. These are what make up the Key Premise, and can be used to compare and contrast other arguments either in other articles or in the same paper (remember, demonstrating critical thinking increases marks). Page numbers are provided.

Key Premise

If you were going to describe this article to your friend, in one or two sentences, this would be it. This is the point of the article. The Key Premise is the overall argument, finding, evidence, research or otherwise which the article conveys.

Key Quotes

You will receive a list of key quotes extracted from the article. These quotes will be selected on the basis that they explain or support the Key Arguments (remember, effectively citing your sources increases marks). They are the essence of the article, and will be listed in verbatim, ready for you to deploy in your assignments.

The OAS Standards represent the objective measure by which we deem your document ready to be returned to you.


They are developed and reviewed in collaboration with our partners at the Office for Academic Integrity, and informed by academic research.


In the rare event of a dispute, the following OAS Standards shall be consulted.



Quality Control Theme

Minimum Standard

Key Premise

The Key Premise of the Article Shall Be Identified

Key Arguments

The Key Arguments of the Article Shall be Identified

Key Quotes

A Selection of Key Quotes (supporting the Arguments and Premise) shall be Identified

Adherence to Client Instructions

Evidence that Reasonable Client Instructions have been Followed


Please note: the OAS Standards are specific to each Service Type.


To support student progression in a logical and progressive manner, the research-informed OAS Student Pathway™ can help you identify what phase of academic work you are currently in.


The Office for Academic Support leads the way when it comes to editorial standards. Our Academic Editors range from PhD and post-doc researchers to retired professors and published authors.


All OAS Academic Editors must regularly complete proprietary Quality Assurance Assessments.


This rigorous approach to quality ensures that the OAS Standards are always met, and that the quality of our editorial and tutorial work is constantly reinforced.


Despite these safeguards, the Office for Academic Support also implements a peer review system. At the discretion of the Quality Control (QC) team, the document you submit is liable to be checked and reviewed by a second, more senior academic.


This not only gives your document the benefit of a second review, but it also enables our more senior academics to audit and train other academics.


This peer review system forms an integral part of our Quality Control system, providing training opportunities throughout our network of academics, whilst concurrently providing clients with a double-blind review of their work, thereby enhancing quality.

How This Adds Value

Efficient Literature Review

The Article Summary Sheet will enable you to fully learn and understand the article by crystallising its contents for you in a one-page executive summary. We will extract the Key Premise, the Key Arguments and the Key Quotes for you to deploy in your academic assignments. Full bibliographic references are also included.

More Sources, Higher Grades

Demonstrating your extensive reading and research is an essential marketing criteria. However, simply dropping references in your paper does not demonstrate that you have actually read or understood the literature. The Article Summary service facilitates your access to understand and engage with the academic literature.

Article Summary Details

This is where we will send notifications.

Subject Details

This information helps us to place your document with a relevant subject-matter expert.

For example, 'Essay 1', 'Business Strategy Report', or 'Research Proposal'.


Return Date and Deadline is the latest time by which you want the academic to return your documents.

Please note: Due to high demand for this service, orders with a return date within 47 hours hours are not eligible for discounts.

All times are British GMT/BST.

Optional. The due date set by your University for this Assignment.

Optional. The deadline set by your University for this Assignment.

Document Details

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Maximum 200 words. If you need to add more details, upload a supplementary file.

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Ensuring your document is excellent in terms of spelling, grammar, lexis and syntax is important. However, it is only one part of the marking criteria. There are many factors which will influence the final grade an assignment will obtain: its structure, your use of academic sources, your research design (for primary research), and the logic of your argument – just to name a few.


The Office for Academic Support has conducted extensive research into the needs and progression of students and scholars. We have developed the OAS Student Pathway™ - a proprietary framework distinguishing the different stages in the ambitious student’s journey.


Each stage of the OAS Student Pathway™ focuses on the assignment requirements and learning goals of that specific phase. Clients who follow the OAS Student Pathway™ report a more effective learning journey, greater confidence in future academic assignments, an uplift in their final summative grades.


You can find out more about the OAS Student Pathway™ here.

The Office for Academic Support aims to help our clients move forward. That’s why we established out mission as Turning Students Into Scholars®.


We want to support clients who are ambitious to be published – whether to begin their career as an Early Career Researcher or to simply strengthen their CV. We provide opportunities for clients who have submitted theoretical or empirical papers to submit their manuscripts for peer review.



Please view the OAS Scholars Pathway™ here for more details.