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Writing 116 (Merrill): Intro & Publication Types

Writing in the Natural Sciences

Goals

You will be able to ...

  • distinguish between popular, trade, and peer-reviewed article
  • identify search tools or resources to search for various article types (popular, trade, peer-reviewed) for the sciences.
  • construct and refine basic searches.
  • access full-text of science articles.

Article Types

publications

News

Adrienne, R. J. (2013, Dec 03). For the starving, 'eat local' isn't an option. Wall Street Journal Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1462974103?accountid=14515

Magazine

Huber, Bridget. "Slow Food Nation." Nation 303.7/8 (2016): 20-24. Academic Search Complete. Web. 9 Sept. 2016.

Trade

Coker, Craig. "Tackling Contamination In Food Scraps Stream." Biocycle 57.3 (2016): 29-32. Academic Search Complete. Web. 9 Sept. 2016.

Journal

Mcgirr, Heather Kaye, and Simon P.J. Batterbury. "Food In The City: Urban Food Geographies And 'Local' Food Sourcing In Melbourne And San Diego County." Geographical Research 54.1 (2016): 3-18. Academic Search Complete. Web. 9 Sept. 2016.

Spreadsheet - Activity

Scholarly Articles - Key Article Types

scholarly articles

Contact Elizabeth

Elizabeth Salmon

Research Services Librarian
Political Science & Sociology Liaison
Kolligian Library 275
(209) 631-6954
esalmon@ucmerced.edu

Article Types Explained

From the Johnson & Wales University Denver Campus Library (2.59)

Characteristics of Periodicals

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