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Biology 153 (Beaster-Jones)

Evolution & Development

Preparation for class

  1. Open your laptop and connect.
  2. Open this guide in a tab on your browser.
  3. On a second tab, open your RefWorks account:

Annotated Bibliography & Research Presentation

Project Requirements

  • 2-3 review articles (two must have been published in the last 10 years)
  • 4-6 primary literature articles (two must have been published in the last 5 years)
  • Citations in the style of CSE (Council of Science Editors) Name-Year system
  • 70% of the entries must be unique from other members of your group

Today's Outcomes:

By the end of our library session you will be able to ...

  • find and differentiate original research articles vs. review articles.
  • identify and use relevant scientific databases.
  • navigate database functionality to your advantage e.g. limiters (date, article type), sorting etc.
  • use RefWorks to format your in-text citations and bibliography in CSE format

These skills will assist you in completing your annotated bibliography and future research endeavors.