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BIOLO 1100: J. DiGiovanni

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Picking a Topic

There are several ways that you can select a topic for this paper: 

  • Think: what about biology (health, the environment, etc?) is interesting or exciting to you? 
  • Speak with your professor. 
  • Flip through issues of Scientific American, Nature, and Science as brought to class and see what you might find. 

Finding Credible Sources

Scientific research articles are often found in academic databases and journals.  Here are some ways to look for information: 



Google Scholar can create citations for articles.  Click the quotation marks below the article information after doing a search. 

Need some help putting together citations?  Check out the helpful links below: 

Want software to create citations for you? Check out the database below:

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