Research Guide for

BIOL 1125 Sex and Human Diversity (De La Mora)



Encyclopedias contain short but comprehensive summaries of broad topics and are a great place to start research.

Science E-book Collection (Gale)
Selected ebooks on science topics from Gale.

Credo Reference -- Science
Credo logoCredo Reference -- Science includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, bibliographies, chronologies, handbooks, and more in the area of science.  The titles in Credo Reference are from over eighty of the world's leading academic publishers. Credo's collections are continuously updated to reflect the most relevant, up-to-date content.

Salem Science
Encyclopedia ebooks on science topics from Salem Press.

Articles--Scholarly Journals, Magazines, News

Magazine articles and news articles will focus on narrow topics and be written by non-experts for a general audience.

Articles from scholarly journals contain original research on narrow topics and are written by experts for an academic audience. 

Science Reference Center
Science magazines and encyclopedias for a general audience.

Science (Gale OneFile)
Articles from scholarly science journals and science and industry magazines.

Health & Medicine (Gale OneFile)
Search for articles on medicine, nursing and allied health.

US Newsstream (ProQuest)
Provides full text coverage of national and leading regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta Journal- Constitution, Barron's, The Boston Globe, The Guardian, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Washington Post.

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Choosing and Using Keywords
If you can’t find much on your topic, try different keywords. Using synonyms or broader related terms can help you find more articles. As you research, be on the lookout for new keywords to use.

The Information You Need

Research is a process. You probably won’t find everything you need on the first try.

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Evaluate Source Credibility

Evaluate each source you use with CAPPS!
Consider the source's –
C = Currency
A = Author
P = Publication
P = Point of View
S = Sources

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