BSPM424 - Principles of Systematic Zoology
Are you ready to get your research project started? Here are a few tips:
- Do background information research to identify and learn about a species group of interest
- Decide on your research topic, make sure it fits the assignment. Discuss with your professor if you have any questions or doubts.
- Review the bibliography (see link at the top left) for any books on your topic.
- The Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Zoological Sciences by Diane Schmidt is a good start. The book is in Morgan Library Reference. Call number: QL45.2 .S35 2003 Reference.
- Search the CSU catalog SAGE/Discovery for books on your topic. Also search the Prospector catalog and WorldCat database for more options.
- Find the articles and otherr information pieces to use in your literature review.
- Select keywords, taxa, descriptors to use when searching databases.
- Search several databases including: Zoological Record Plus, Web of Science, and BioOne.
- Searching more than one database will help, and may be essential.
- Read and review your journal articles and books. If you find other articles mentioned, look up those related references.
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