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This guide was put together with the goal of helping students in Dr. Courtney Sobers Swindell's Fall 2020 General Chemistry Lab course get started with finding scientific articles on a topic of their choice. It is intended to serve as an asynchronous library research 'session.'
By no means is this an exhaustive guide to doing research, so if you have any questions, please get in touch with Bonnie Fong (her contact information is along the right column) or Ask-A-Librarian.
Students will learn how to find – and cite – a scientific article on a topic of their choice using a Rutgers-subscribed index/database (i.e., Scopus). Upon completion of this asynchronous library research session, students will be able to:
Bonnie L. Fong is the Physical Sciences Librarian on the Rutgers University-Newark campus. She serves as the liaison for the Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Science, Mathematics, & Physics departments. After majoring in Chemistry as an undergraduate student, Bonnie taught high school chemistry for a couple of years, then managed the physical science laboratories at a nearby community college. She went on to earn her Master's degree in Library Science and has been a librarian at Rutgers since 2011.
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