For an overview of the Cycle of Scientific Communication click here: Scientific Communication.
For an outline of a Comprehensive Science Literature Review click here: Science Literature Review.
For tips on improving database search results click here: Improving Database Search Results.
Search specialized journals when looking for articles on your research topic. Some suggested browsing examples to look at are: Annual Review of Biochemistry; Annual Review of Cell & Developmental Biology; Annual Review of Microbiology; Cell; Cell Host & Microbe; Clinical Microbiology Reviews; Genome Biology; Molecular Cell; Journal of Biological Chemistry; Journal of Virology; Nature; Nature Medicine; Nature Structural & Molecular Biology; Nature Reviews Microbiology; Physiology; PLoS Biology; Science.
Browse or Search Ejournal Packages (NOTE: Some allow keyword searching of article fulltext):
For an explanation of Popular vs. Scholarly (magazines versus research journals) click here: Popular vs. Scholarly.
For an explanation of Peer Review click here: Peer Review in 5 Minutes.
For an overview of placing article alerts click here: Article Alerts.
Book catalog resources:
For a detailed view of Dewey Decimal call numbers click on: Dewey Decimal Classification Summaries.