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Science: Research Basics

Getting Started with Science Research

The library offers many resources for science. Finding what you need will depend on what area of science your topic is in; use the tabs on this guide to find specific resources for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Environmental Studies.

 Are you looking for an overview of a topic to help you get introduced, or are you looking to just browse topics? Try these two databases:

 Are you looking for more detail on your topic than what you'd find in an introductory encyclopedia article? Try looking for books in the library catalog or using the call numbers listed on the tabs in this guide.

 Are you looking for information specific enough that you're not finding many books on that topic? Try looking for articles in the library databases. For more detailed articles on science topics, we recommend these databases:

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