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BIOL 111-2: Global Change & Ecosystems (BMC): Before You Begin

Biology 111-2: Global Change & Ecosystems (Record) Spring 2017

Global Change and Ecosystems Guide

Photo © Terri Freedman 2016

Deciding on Your Search Terms

It's useful to break your topic down into its component concepts. As you conduct your search, be sure to record new terms you discover. This worksheet can help you manage your search terms.

Primary & Secondary Journal Articles

A review of the literature allows you to discover key articles most relevant to your topic.

This powerpoint explains the types of articles you might find as you conduct your research and explains how primary and secondary articles differ.

Reading the Literature

Biology Librarians


  Terri Freedman
Bryn Mawr College
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  Carol Howe
Haverford College
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  Andrea Baruzzi
Swarthmore College
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