About This Guide
This guide explains common concepts and skills you need to know in order to understand and complete your college writing assignments in science-based courses. The topics are based on what students ask about most often.
- Peer Review - What it is and how to identify a peer-reviewed article.
- Primary vs. Secondary Sources - What a primary scientific source is, what a secondary scientific source is, and how to tell the difference.
- Accessing Information - Learn the typical process for accessing online articles and books once you've discovered them.
- Basics of Citation - Learn the basics of citing in any citation style.