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This handout notes the specific sections within each of the 3 books below that you may find helpful for tips on reading articles, writing papers, citing text/figures, and preparing an oral presentation.
3 Reserve Items
The following 3 itens have been placed on Reserve for your class this semester. To access them, stop by the Circulation desk in the lobby of the John Cotton Dana Libaray and fill out a Reserves Slip. You will need the call numbers below:
Each of the 3 books placed on Reserve for your class at the Dana Library Circulation Desk contain reading and writing tips that can be especially helpful as you work on your course assignments. There is information about reading scientific articles - whether it's advice on note-taking or summarizing, an explanation of how articles are organized, or a key to some common abbreviations used in the scientific literature. Writing tips include how to summarize articles, write a literature review, and properly cite your sources. The "Chemistry Writing - Spring 2020 - Reserves - Handout" document (on the upper-left of this page) notes the specific sections within each book that you may find especially helpful.
You may also find these resources on reading and/or summarizing scientific journal articles and writing the literature review helpful:
"The Writing Center offers writing tutoring and writing workshops to all undergraduate students currently enrolled in classes on the Rutgers, Newark campus."
On the Rutgers-Newark campus, the Writing Center is located in Conklin 126. Tutors there are available to help students with revising drafts of their papers, including improving grammar and usage. Check the Web site for the most up-to-date hours of operation: