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BIO120: Adaptation and Biodiversity

This guide will assist BIO120 students, as well as other biology students, when starting to look for and gather research for papers and assignments.


Sources of information

Welcome to BIO120! This library guide will introduce you to resources you can use for the BIO120 writing assignment: Writing a Scientific Proposal.

Consult with this resource when researching the natural history of your species and when looking for published research.

This guide will help you:

  1. Choose keywords for your topic
  2. Find natural history information for your species
  3. Find peer-reviewed articles
  4. Understand peer-review
  5. Understand the parts of an article citation and the main elements of citation styles