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BioNB: 2220 Writing in the Majors section: Introduction

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Mann Library supports the instruction, research, and extension programs of Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and College of Human Ecology.

No matter where you are in the research process, we encourage you to ask for information consulting services. Email us your question or request a consultation. Reference librarians are here to assist.

Getting Started with Research

This guide contains selected print and electronic resources for the study of this subject and links to related guides in this subject area. To find books and other materials on this subject, try searching the resources on the Cornell Library website, particularly the library catalog. For more detailed information on using the library's resources, try our guide to getting started at Mann Library or stop by the reference desk for assistance.

Student Objectives for Library Instruction

  1. Explore the process of searching as a form of discovery and how using different resources (Google, Google Scholar, PubMed and Web of Science)can yield different types of information.

  2. Navigate and utilize Web of Science to research valid information

  3. Demonstrate ability to use common library databases: refine with ‘and’ & ‘not”, follow the chain of citations forward and backward, be aware of keywords