Animal: Form and Function

Course #: BI358

Summary of Presentation

Peer-review – looking for authority

•Peer-review = refereed

•Usually journals are defined as peer-reviewed but it doesn’t always guarantee that your particular article was peer-reviewed

•You can check out the Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory in the list of databases (http://library.wlu.ca/research-materials/databases/ulrichs)

•Web of Science (http://library.wlu.ca/research-materials/databases/weboscience) & BIOSIS (http://library.wlu.ca/research-materials/databases/biosis) contain journals that are peer-reviewed only

Scientific Article can have these sections

•Title

•Abstract

•Key Words

•Introduction

•Methods

•Results

•Discussion

•Acknowledgments

•Literature cited

How to stay organized

•Zotero (zotero.org)

•Mendeley (mendeley.com)

Cite your sources using Council of Science Editors (CSE) Citation Style

•Name-year (N-Y) system Resource: Council of Science Editors . 2014 Scientific Style and format: the CSE Manual for authors, editors and publishers. 8th ed. Quick Reference Shelf T11.S386 2014

http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/content.php?pid=132659&sid=1153638

http://www.tru.ca/library/pdf/csecitationstyle.pdf

CSE Citation-Name: http://www.lib.uoguelph.ca/get-assistance/writing/citations/cse-citation-name

CSE Name-Year: http://www.lib.uoguelph.ca/get-assistance/writing/citations/cse-name-year

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