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General Zoology Lab (04-115): Home


Lab 4 includes hands-on practice locating books and articles about your assigned prompt/topic.

Learning objectives, including how to:

  • locate relevant search terms for your topic
  • find unedited books/ebooks available at Northwest
  • search science-specific article databases provided by Northwest
  • identify relevant primary, peer-reviewed articles
  • cite articles in CSE Scientific Style


  • Completed Quiz for Lab 4
  • Uploaded PDF articles with CSE citation

What's in this guide?

Off-campus access (accessing databases from a remote location)

Levels of literature

  • Methods and materials section, charts, graphs, findings, etc.
  • Videos about primary articles

Search Terms


  • How to search for secondary literature


  • Recommended databases for finding primary articles in the Biological Sciences


  • How to verify an article is from a peer reviewed journal


  • Examples of CSE references and in text citations

Ask a Librarian

  • Ask: library chat, email, phone, or in-person
  • If you prefer, schedule: Email any one of the librarians for an in-person or zoom research appointment 
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