General Science

This guide is designed to help new scientists and non-scientist because familiar with scientific resources and find scientific information.

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Starting Scientific Research

Scientific research can be intimidating.To make things easier, use encyclopedias to become familar with your topic and dictionaries to look up unfamilar scientific terms.

Finding Scientific Articles

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Remember to search using synonyms, including scientific terms and names.

  • "daddy longlegs" OR harvestmen OR Opiliones.

If you don't know the scientific term or name, use an encyclopedia or search by the common term and look in the abstracts and titles.

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