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Reading Primary Literature: A Practical Guide to Evaluating Research Articles in Biology, 1st edition

  • Christopher M. Gillen
Reading Primary Literature: A Practical Guide to Evaluating Research Articles in Biology

ISBN-13: 9780805345995

Includes: Paperback

1st edition

Published by Pearson (December 6th 2006) - Copyright © 2007

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Overview

KEY BENEFITS: Reading primary literature is an exciting, rewarding part of being a scientist and Reading Primary Literature will help get readers up to speed quickly in reading research articles. The booklet covers the parts of a research paper, succinctly explaining the aim of each section and how the paper works as a whole, and as a part of the larger world of science. Readers select a paper to evaluate, and this book guides them through that evaluation with clear explanations, directions for reading and analyzing the material, and applied questions to encourage critical reading skills. A list of sources and references at the back helps readers get started finding papers to read.

MARKET: For all readers interested in get readers up to speed quickly in reading scientific research articles.

Table of contents

 
Brief Table of Contents
Section 1: Introduction to the booklet
Section 2: Finding research articles
Section 3: The Anatomy of a Paper
Section 4: The Introduction
Section 5: The Methods
Section 6: The Results
Section 7: The Discussion
Section 8: Putting it all together

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