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Searching Scientific Literature

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Nathan Filbert
Wichita State University Libraries

Science Information Life Cycle Tutorial

This extended tutorial will walk you through the key elements of WHAT scientific literature is, HOW it is created, produced, and shared, WHEN to use certain types of scientific literature, WHERE to find peer-reviewed and scholarly scientific literature, and even HOW to browse abstracts, interpret scientific articles, use data and results, and CITE carefully the information you learn from!!!  Prepared by the UCLA Libraries, if you are logged into WSU or myWSU, it will link you to the relevant databases at WSU Libraries - if not, just search for the databases through WSU Libraries Electronic Databases link, or keep a tab opened to the WSU Libraries home page.  Remember - if you have questions contact your librarian - Nathan Filbert (info on the left), or contact a research services librarian at WSU!  


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