1. Read the abstract (overview) to check if it's relevant
2. Check the authority of the author
3. Skim the paragraphs - look for your keywords
4. Is there a literature review? (Discussion of the literature already written and useful to see who are the key writers on your topic.)
5. Are there any references you can investigate later?
6. Read the conclusion
7. If it looks okay and relevant you can then take your time over it in more detail