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   <strong>BISC 220 Cellular Physiology</strong>
   <p class="style5">The following resources 
 may be helpful in completing research assignments for the course.  Feel free to contact the Wellesley College Science Reference Librarian, Neil Nero, for further help. 
<a href="mailto: nnero@wellesley.edu">Neil Nero</a></p>
   <p class="style5"><strong>Contents</strong>:
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     <li><a href="#cycle">Learn about the research cycle</a> </li>
     <li><a href=#background>Find background</a></li>
     <li><a href=#books>Find books</a><a href=#background><br>
     </a></li>
     <li><a href="#articles">Find journal  articles</a></li>
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 <p><strong><a name="cycle"></a>Learn about the research cycle</strong></p>
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   <p><a href="http://library.humboldt.edu/~rls/litocean.htm#research">Scientific Research Process &amp; Publication Cycle</a> - primary, secondary, and access (or tertiary) literature (Humboldt State University, February 6, 2008)<br>
     <a href="http://www.sciencemediacentre.org/uploadDir/adminpeer_review_in_a_nutshell.pdf">Peer Review in a Nutshell</a> - &quot;scientific quality control&quot; (Science Media Centre, London, September 29, 2003)<br>
     <a href="http://blog.worldcampus.psu.edu/index.php/2007/09/05/open-access-journal/">Open Access Journal Literature</a> (PennState World Campus, Terra Incognita, September 5, 2007)<br>
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 <p><a name="background" id="background"></a><strong>Find background</strong></p>
 <p>Reference works (online or print) can be 
     
     used to acquire basic information 
     
     on an unfamiliar concept or to gather ideas for your topic.</p>
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   <p><strong>Language of </strong><strong>Science</strong><br>
       <a href="http://www.mlanet.org/resources/medspeak/medspeaka_d.html">Deciphering Medspeak</a> - Medical Library Association <br>
       <em>Melloni's Illustrated Medical Dictionary</em> - <span class="style12">Science Reference q R121 .D76 2002</span></p>
   <p> <strong>Mega-Resources<br>
   </strong><span class="style12"><a href="http://0-www.credoreference.com.luna.wellesley.edu/">Credo Reference</a> - Medicine and Biology<br>
   </span><a href="http://0-www.oxfordreference.com.luna.wellesley.edu/views/MAIN_ADVANCED_SEARCH.html?subject=s14&scope=subject">Oxford Reference Online - Medicine</a>  - Advanced Search </p>
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 <p><a name="books"></a><strong>Find books</strong></p>
 <p><a href="http://luna.wellesley.edu/search">Wellesley
   College Library Catalog</a> </p>
 <ul>
   <li><strong><em>tip:</em></strong> in the<a href="http://luna.wellesley.edu/"> library catalog</a>, start with keyword &gt; choose a useful book               &gt; Full Record tab - follow the subject links to find more on that               topic</li>
   <li><strong><em>tip:</em></strong> to see the subscription details for a print journal or serial ['Lib has'] &gt; Full Record tab.</li>
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 <p><a name="articles"></a><strong>Find journal  articles</strong></p>
 <p>The following databases provide either full-text articles or citations (information
   about when and where the peer-reviewed article was published). </p>
 <ul>
 <li>Use the <a href="http://www.wellesley.edu/Library/SFX/findit.html">Find
     It! @ Wellesley</a><img src="http://www.wellesley.edu/Library/SFX/sfxbuttonsmall.gif" width="85" height="20">link
   from each citation to search one or more electronic journal sources or to search 
   our Library Catalog. </li>
 <li>If Wellesley College cannot access the article, use the 'Find It' link to Interlibrary Loan, which automatically links the requestor to a form to submit for either
   <ul>
     <li>NExpress (several nearby libraries, often arrives in 2-3 days) or </li>
     <li>ILL (thousands of libraries worldwide, arrives in 2days - 2weeks). </font></li>
   </ul>
 </li>
 </ul>
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   <p><u>Popular &amp; scientific articles</u> - great places to start your search<br>
     </p>
   <ul>
     <li>Scholarly or Popular? Handout</li>
         <li><a href="http://library.stkate.edu/guides/periodicals.html#scholarly">Scholarly or Popular Periodicals</a> - Differences - <a href="http://library.stkate.edu/guides/periodicals.html#clip">Video clip</a> (College of St. Catherine Libraries, Minnesota, May 2008)<br>
           </li>
         <li><a href="http://0-www.ulrichsweb.com.luna.wellesley.edu/">Ulrich's Periodicals Directory</a> - Database describes academic/scholarly, trade, and popular types of publications</li>
   </ul>
   <ul>
     <li><a href="http://0-search.ebscohost.com.luna.wellesley.edu/login.asp?profile=web&defaultdb=a9h">Academic Search Complete</a> - dates vary, from mid-1970s to within 6-12 months of present date - <a href="http://0-search.ebscohost.com.luna.wellesley.edu/login.asp?profile=web&defaultdb=aph">Off-campus Link</a></li>
     <li><a href="http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=sciamehost">Scientific American Archive</a> - 1993-present - interdisciplinary overviews - <a href="http://0-search.ebscohost.com.luna.wellesley.edu/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=sciamehost">Off-campus Link</a></li>
   </ul>
   <p><u>More databases</u><strong> </strong>- cover peer-reviewed articles</p>
   <ul>
     <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?otool=maweslib">PubMed</a> -  articles in all fields of medicine and biomedicine, 1949-present, <span class="style12"><a href="http://nnlm.gov/nnlm/online/pubmed/pmtri.pdf">PubMed 
       Basics;</a></span><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=helppubmed.section.pubmedhelp.Saving_and_Emailing_#pubmedhelp.Saving_citations_tem"> Saving Citations &amp; Time with Clipboard</a></li>
           <li><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/">Science
           Direct </a>- online articles (= green icon) for hundreds of scientific journals, from 1995 onward - <a href="http://0-www.sciencedirect.com.luna.wellesley.edu">Off-campus link</a></li>
         </ul>
   <p>For individual help, please  consult Science Librarian <a href="mailto: nnero@wellesley.edu">Neil Nero</a></p>
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<p><u>Citing sources</u></p> <p><a href="http://library.duke.edu/research/plagiarism/cite/index.html">What &amp; How to Cite</a> - Advice re: direct quotations, paraphrasing, and patchworking (Duke University Libraries)</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisc.edu/writetest/Handbook/DocCBE_NameYear_RefList.html">CBE Name-Year System - Reference List</a> (University of Wisconsin-Madison)</p> <p>Use <a href="http://www.wellesley.edu/Computing/Endnote/endnote.html">EndNote</a> bibliographic management software to manage your references as you research your topic in the scientific databases.</p> <p align="left">- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - </p> <p>Return

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