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BIOS 251: Writing and Biological Sciences

Fall 2020

Resources for papers

This guide will help you identify scholarly resources for use in your writing assignments. To write a good paper, it is critical for you to find excellent  informational sources. This takes some time and patience but makes writing a focused, engaging paper much more easy and efficient.

Before the class on Wed., 9/9/2020, please view the tutorials page of this guide.

During the class, please follow the instructions in the "Assignment" page of this guide.


  • Library tutorials: view these to learn basics about using background/reference resources plus searching for literature
  • Reference Resources use these resources if you need to find the meaning of scientific terms
  • Find Scholarly Articles identifies some databases you can use to locate articles
  • Writing a review article points to a useful article about writing review articles
  • Write your paper: citing and plagiarism gives links to footnoting information and how to avoid plagiarism