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BIO 298: Biology Senior Seminar


Welcome to the research guide for BIO298. The goal of this guide is to walk you through selecting a topic, finding primary and secondary sources, and citing them appropriately. 

Get Started: find a "hot" biology topic

Tips for picking a topic:

  • It can take up to a year or two for scholarly articles to be published.  You may have trouble finding articles on very recent topics.
  • Pick a topic that has two to three concepts.  
  • Learning about your topic will help you to define the search terms to use when you search for articles.

The resources listed below can help you find a topic.  These resources are NOT recommended for scholarly articles.