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This guide contains resources from the University Library to help with your study and support your research in the Sciences.

Biology 1: Organisms and Biology 1: Human Perspectives

From the marking rubric:
"Statements are supported with appropriately cited authoritative primary references. More than one reference is cited to support key points, which adds strength and authority to the argument.
The reference list is complete and correctly formatted, so the reader can easily check the sources."

Authoritative: Students need to use peer reviewed (refereed) scientific literature.

Primary references: This means journal articles (not books, textbooks, websites)

Other useful databases for locating journal articles, and how to search in them:

Reference list: You need to use both in-text references and a bibliography.