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Sources for library research in science

"Chemistry for Non-Science Majors" Course Guide

This guide is intended as a tool to assist non-science students looking for general science articles.


  • Class project assignment 
  • Finding sources
  • Evaluating sources
  • Citing sources
  • Plagiarism

Learning Outcomes

 Students will be able to:

  • Identify relevant sources of science articles that are targeted toward general audiences.
  • Create basic search strategies in order to retrieve accurate and relevant resources.
  • Cite articles correctly using the ACS Style Guide.
  • Develop a general understanding of what is considered plagiarism and how to avoid it.

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