Across the Curriculum
Biology Handbook: Library Assignment
1. Use the appropriate computers in our library to locate a journal reference which our library carries or for which you can easily find a full text for ______________________________.
A) How did you expand or narrow the topic in your search strategy?
B) Give the reference for this article (Journal, volume, date, author, tittle or article). Use the MLA format.
C) Using the extended citation and your own words, describe what the article is about.
D) Find this article; check it out, print it out or copy it; and write a one paragraph summary (also called an abstract) using a computer at the Apple Lab. Attach your typed abstract to this handout.
2. Using the computerized book catalog, find a book concerning the topic you have been assigned. The book should be available at either the library at BCC or one of the Public Libraries in this area. Give the title, author, publication date and call number
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Updated August 25, 2003