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Discoveries and the creation of new knowledge are the building blocks of what is known in the sciences. Thousands of students and researchers from around the world participate in scientific research, experiments, and publishing within many fields. Countless innovations and new developments are the results of these efforts. This tutorial will introduce the processes used to distribute this information, introduce common sources of science information, and then describe how scientists find information to inform and support their research.
After completing the Guide to Science Information Resources, students will be able to do the following:
- Identify how scientific knowledge and discoveries are communicated.
- Classify common types of publications used in the scholarly community.
- Describe the general information tools and resources used in the sciences.
- Examine issues related to information and database access.
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