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BIO409H5: Laboratory in Animal Physiology

Primary sources in the sciences

  • Anatomy of a Journal Article 
    This hands-on tutorial shows you the parts that a scholarly peer-reviewed journal article has. These elements, especially the Method, Results and Discussion part, are what make the scholarly journal article a primary source in the sciences. The peer review and publication process are important. too!
  • Peer Review in 3 Minutes 
    A video from North Carolina State University (NCSU) Library talking about the scholarly writing and publishing process.
  • Ulrich's Periodical Directory 
    When you type in a journal title, this directory tells you whether the journal is scholarly and/or peer-reviewed.