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BIOL 1113 & 1123: Principles of Biology

About this Guide

This guide is for BIOL 1113 & 1123 students to learn basic research concepts:

  1. What peer review is and how to tell if an article is peer-reviewed.
  2. What a primary source and secondary source is and how to tell the difference.
  3. Where to search for articles that are relevant to your topic.
  4. How to search for articles in a database.
  5. How to access articles that you find in a database.
  6. How to identify the pieces of a citation.