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Understanding Scientific Literature: Home


Welcome to the Whittemore Library's LibGuide on Understanding Scientific Literature! 

This guide will teach you how to identify primary, secondary, and tertiary sources in scientific literature, and how to tell if an article you are reading is a research article.

"The sciences" are a big place! Anyone from nursing, biology, chemistry, food sciences, math, etc. may find this guide helpful.  

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Hedda Monaghan
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