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BIO111: Biology I - Information Literacy Assignment

Biology Information Literacy Assignment

IMPORTANT NOTICE:   Temporarily (through March 1, 2017), the ScienceDirect database subscription can only be accessed when you are on campus. (You will be asked to purchase articles found in your searches when you are off-campus.)

It is possible to use EasySearch to identify articles that are in the ScienceDirect database when you are off campus. See more information about using EasySearch in the guide contents list on the left.

To obtain ScienceDirect articles (found with EasySearch when you are off campus), see the directions on the EasySearch page.

Please note that you will receive the best results using ScienceDirect on campus.


Assignment Objectives

  • Understand the applications of the scientific method
  • Recognize primary and secondary articles 
  • Find and evaluate scientific literature
  • Learn how to use new scientific information
  • Understand bibliographic information and its uses in scientific literature
  • Build a foundation of research skills that can be used for upper level courses

Be sure to follow your instructor's assignment guidelines.

Consult the pages on the left to complete the assignment.

Important First Step: Get or Renew Your Library Card!

Before proceeding further, obtain or renew your library card to ensure that you have access to the online resources from off campus.

You can easily get or renew your card either online or in person.

During Library hours, you will receive a response to your online request within 24 hours.

Camden County College Library, P.O. Box 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ 08012-0200 I (856) 227-7200 / Service Desk, X4407