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History of Science

This guide lists some starting points for doing research in the history of science, including article databases, reference works like encyclopedias and dictionaries, and web resources for biographical information on scientists

EndNote and Zotero

EndNote and Zotero are research management tools that helps you collect, organize, and share citations from library databases and catalogs. The Library provides training resources and services to help you use these tools effectively and efficiently. 

Humorous Science Writing Tips and Tricks

There is a lot of guidance on scientific writing and presentation available.  Some of them take a humorous approach in presenting dos and don'ts of good scientific communication.

Videos on Writing Articles

Publishing Your Research 101
These selections from a video series featuring American Chemical Society editors and authors provide helpful tips for writers of scientific papers.

Finding and using DOIs

Looking for the DOI's (Digital Object Identifiers) for your citations? 

Try the CrossRef Simple Text Query tool

Because the DOI insures findability for the e-journal article, citation styles (APA, MLA, Chicago Manual of Style, Turabian, etc.) are starting to request the use of a DOI in a citation for e-journal content.

Online Guides to Scientific Writing and Presentations

For specific guidelines for journal articles, you can also consult the journal's website for guidelines for authors (also called submission guidelines or instructions to authors).

Books on Scientific Writing

 

Contact Information

Andrea Twiss-Brooks
Director of Research and Teaching Support
Regenstein Library Room 181
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