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Library Resources for BUILD: Overview

The CSULB BUILD Program, funded by the NIH, offers intensive research-training opportunities for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a research career in biomedical research using innovative methods across a number of different disciplines

Terms

Database

Citation

Abstract

Call Number

Peer Reviewed

Journal

DOI

Cited Reference Search

Database -searchable list of article titles and abstracts

Citation - identifying information of an article (title, author, etc.)

Abstract - summary of an article found at the beginning and in databases

Call Number - Number of the spine of a book or journal determining its place on the shelf

Peer Reviewed - A premium quality journal article that has been reviewed by others knowledgeable in the field prior to publication

Journal - a published collection of articles (previously in print, now frequently online only)

DOI (Digital Object Identifier): a unique identifier for an object such as an online article or technical report.

Cited Reference Searching - Find other scholarly sources that reference the citation.

 

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Evaluating quality of journals

Research & Publication Cycle--Where does scholarly information come from?

This diagram, "Scientific Literature" by K. Subramanyam (p.394) originated from Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (New York, 1979, Allan Kent and Harold Lancour, eds.).  A copy of the diagram can be found at http://www.unm.edu/~unmvclib/handouts/scienceresearchpublication.jpeg