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Bio1: Library Research

Explains how the research process and how students and scientists read, cite and use the research.

1. From Idea to Library

Explains how ideas become projects, become publications, and eventually become available in libraries for students and scientists to read,use and cite in their research.

Source: North Carolina State University Libraries, Video 2:28

2. Formats of Scientific Communication

Primary, Secondary, Peer Review: What's the difference and why does it matter? This tutorial explains all, and allows you to test your knowledge.


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3. How to Read & Understand Scientific Research Articles

Make your life easier--watch this to learn how to get the most out of reading a scientific article. Includes how to find the hypothesis, and how to take effective notes.

University of Minnesota Libraries


Go to the next section of the tutorial

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