Here are some electronic sources designed to help you find quick information. Use this research guide from Cornell University for help using reference sources. If you can't find what you need, ask a librarian.
All scientific journal articles follow the same structure, the IMRAD structure. The IMRAD structure requires that your paper follow this order: abstract, introduction, methods, results, and discussion/conclusion. This structure is a tool for communicating your findings within the academic and scientific communities. Use the Structure of a Scientific Article link below from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as a guide.
RefWorks is a citation management tool that allows you to:
These resources provide good information about specific topics. For more Field Guides, Handbooks, Manuals and Species information, search URSUS, the library's catalog, located in the Books and Thesis tab.
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