Begin by thinking of a topic related to biology. Not sure where to start? Search for a topic you're interested in on Google News to see what headlines might connect to your topic. For example, Whales or honeybees.
Next, head to Gale below to get more information. (Note: this Gale article will not count as the article you analyze. It is for background information only.)
Start here to gather more info on your environmental topic. Interested in climate change? Coral reef bleaching? Gale will give you a summary of the topic, relevant statistics, and a sense of how to narrow the topic down.
ASC contains a wide variety of sources, from popular to scholarly, on a range of topics, including scientific and current events. You'll find a mixture of citations and full-text articles here. Have questions? See the videos below.
is a respected scientific magazine and can be found in full text through Academic Search Complete. Need an image or table from your article? The journal is in full-text in JSTOR except for the current 5 years.
Cite Your Work: APA Style
Of course, as you get ideas and data from your sources, you want to be able to cite them. Keep in mind that you want to cite not only quotations, but also ideas that you get from your research.
NoodleTools allows you to find, organize and store your research citations all in one place. Create complete Works Cited and Bibliographies with the click of a mouse, and keep notes and ideas related to your work all in one place. Available in browser and mobile app. Create an account with your COD email to access this resource.