Request items from around the world through Interlibrary Loan. Check and request books from I-Share first before requesting books through this service.
Use these databases to find peer-reviewed original research articles about plant pathology and mammalian teratology.
See the next box if you need help identifying an original research paper vs. a review article. If you need assistance contact me or your instructor.
Note: For most of these tools, don't search with sentences. Use your key terms and connect them with the words and (i.e. all of my words), or (any of my words), or not (none of these words):
What are the effects of thyroid hormones on gene expression in amphibian limbs --->thyroid and hormones and gene expression and amphibians and limbs
Use the Find Full Text link/icon to see if we have the item online or in print at Morris Library.
You will need at least 6 references, including "at least 4 original research/journal articles from a variety of authors." (Biology 213 Literature Review handout).
Scholarly journals often include both original research articles and review articles. You need to be able to tell them apart so you will use the right types of sources in your paper. What's the difference?
If you have any questions, ask me or your instructor.
Search by broad topic and then limit by format type including electronic books (see the right hand-hand column of the search results screen).
You may limit to SIUC only if you choose (this works for electronic books).
You may also change the search type from relevance to newest.
If you are unable to request an item from I-Share, ask me or Ask-A-Librarian about requesting it using a different interlibrary loan system.
The Council of Science Editors (CSE) style (formerly known as CBE style) is used by many scientists.
Morris Library keeps a print copy of the newest edition behind the Information Desk for in-library use.