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Library Research for Biology 3: Primary Literature

Primary Literature

Primary Literature (Articles) contain researcha study, or an experiment.  This is often reflected in the general outline of the article, which contains these important aspects:

If you are ever unsure of what type of article you are reading, read the abstract (summary) of the article for a better understanding of what it contains.  If it is a primary article, the authors will outline the steps they took engaging in the research and give a brief overview of the results

Databases for Primary Articles