Today, the focus is on providing you with a general overview about doing literature research. Students attending the September 11, 2019 library research session will:
Scholarly communication is a cyclical process that is a vital aspect of doing research:
There are a number of ways in which Rutgers students may access books:
There are also a number of ways in which Rutgers students may access articles:
As you may be aware, different citation styles are followed depending on the discipline. Even in just the sciences, there's ACS (American Chemical Society), AIP (American Institute of Physics), and CSE (Council of Science Editors), to name a few. In fact, different publishers use different styles – and may even decide to use different styles depending on the journal in question.
Given a citation, how can you tell what type of source it is? Here are tips on what to look out for...
For examples of citations in these categories, take a look at the link below:
Data management is essential for helping you work more efficiently. In this course, you will be gathering sources for your named reaction chalk talk and scientist oral presentation from a variety of indexes and databases. How can you keep track of and organize all these references? How will you manage all versions of your presentation files? Data management will only be touched upon lightly here, but below are links to more comprehensive guides. For now, as you work on your course projects, remember to ask yourself:
Please note that there are 7 sub-pages under the "Sept. 11" tab with additional resources that you may also find helpful:
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