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EARS 7: Life on Mars: Home

Prof. William Leavitt ~ Winter 2017 ~ Jane Quigley, Kresge Library


This guide is meant to help you locate and explore information sources that will be useful to you as you research your assignments.  Feel free to contact me any time for research help or with any questions.


Lifecycle of Scientific Information

Scientific knowledge progresses through several stages, from research question to raw, unanalyzed data to conference presentation to peer reviewed, published journal article, and finally to more diffuse formats like encyclopedias, general news publications and so on.  Explore several different sources of information to get a broad perspective on a topic.

Primary and secondary literature
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Jane Quigley
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Dartmouth College

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