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+Library Instruction Goals
This guide should help you:
Form an approach to initiating an assignment.
Identify the use of information sources based on the type of information (i.e. articles for primary literature sources)
Use keywords from a research question or statement to search.
Distinguish differences between popular and scholarly articles.
Explore the library's information resources.
Start to gather information for an assignment.
- What information requirements do you have?
For BIOL 418 you must find primary scientific articles.
- Internet sources? If so, what kinds are acceptable?
For BIOL 418, reliable websites are allowed in the introductory section to illustrate concepts - and should be properly cited!
- Articles? Newspapers? Scholarly or non-scholarly?
For BIOL 418 you need to find scholarly articles - and newspapers are NOT scholarly sources!
- What citation style do you use?
For BIOL 418 you cite your primary research article in the exact same citation style the article itself uses in its own references.