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Writing 116 (Mele): Welcome!

Writing in the Natural Sciences

Outcomes:

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

  • identify types of sources (e.g., scholarly articles, letters to the editor, etc.)
  • identify and use relevant scientific databases
  • use database functionality to your advantage e.g. limiters (date, article type), sorting etc.
  • create effective searches
  • format and organize citations

These skills will assist you in completing your Annotated Bibliography, and Research Review assignments.

Access Library Resources from Off Campus

The VPN allows you to connect to the library's online articles and eBooks from off campus.

Visit library.ucmerced.edu/use/technology/vpn to download the VPN.

VPN

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Accessing Full-Text

Full-text may be immediately available via a pdf or html page.  If not, use the UCeLinks button to reach a request page.  You can Interlibrary Loan the item using your UCMnetID. 

Contact Elizabeth

Elizabeth Salmon

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

Links

Wri 116 Library Resource Guide: bit.ly/wri116am

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