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Writing 116 (Gautreau)

Writing in the Natural Sciences (WRI 116)

Session Outcomes

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

  • differentiate between original research articles/reports and literature reviews.
  • create effective searches to retrieve targeted and relevant search results.
  • apply database functionality to refine search results in key science databases.

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Outline

Part I: Welcome (5 minutes)

  • Class pathway

Part II: Review (15 minutes)

  • Pre-work
  • Article types

 Part III: Databases & Searching (45 minutes)

  • ScienceDirect
    • Spreadsheet Activity
  • Web of Science
    • Spreadsheet Activity
  • PubMed
    • Spreadsheet Activity

Part IV: Independent Research (15 minutes)

  • Locate a potential article.
  • Can you access?

Part V: Citation Styles

  • About (10 minutes)

Part V: Wrapping Up (5-10 minutes)

  • Contacting a librarian
  • Feedback

Library Instructor

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Joe Ameen
Contact:
Library Office: KL 267B
209-761-4512