CPC Bio1408 Find an Article

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CPC Bio1408 Find an Article

  1. 1. Biology 1406/1408 Writing Across the Curriculum
  2. 2. Finding an Article This tutorial will show you how to find an original research article using ScienceDirect.
  3. 3. Sign into CougarWeb
  4. 4. Select the Library Tab
  5. 5. Click on Find Articles in the middle column
  6. 6. Select the “Science & Technology” link
  7. 7. Select the “ScienceDirect” link
  8. 8. Search Example 1: Epigenetics and Cancer studies. In ScienceDirect, enter your search terms in the search box and click the search icon
  9. 9. Before looking at your results, use the limiters in the left column to narrow your results: Select “Journal” and year. Then select the “Limit to” button.
  10. 10. Letters Avoid articles that say “letters” or “Review Article” Review
  11. 11. Look for articles that say “Original Research Article”
  12. 12. Preview Click on “Show preview” to see the article abstract Abstract
  13. 13. If the article looks suitable, click on the PDF link
  14. 14. Before printing your article, read the methods, discussion/results section to make sure it is original research
  15. 15. Search Example 2: Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome (MDS). In ScienceDirect, enter your search terms in the search box and click the search icon
  16. 16. Before looking at your results, use the limiters in the left column to narrow your results: Select “Journal” and year. Then select the “Limit to” button.
  17. 17. Avoid articles that say “letters” or “Review Article” Review
  18. 18. Look for articles that say “Original Research Article”
  19. 19. Preview Click on “Show preview” to see the article abstract Abstract
  20. 20. Free PDF If the article looks suitable, click on the PDF link
  21. 21. Before printing your article, read the methods, discussion/results section to make sure it is original research
  22. 22. • Additional help: http://collin.libguides.com/CPCBIOWhitney Library Contact information Lisa Huang: lhuang@collin.edu 972.548.6734 Stephen Lingrell slingrell@collin.edu 972.548.6869 Or come by the reference desk to schedule an appointment with a librarian for additional assistance.

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