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 (

•Web of Science ( & BIOSIS ( contain journals that are peer-reviewed only

Scientific Article can have these sections



•Key Words






•Literature cited

How to stay organized

•Zotero (

•Mendeley (

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 OR Online here

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