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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. Understand that creating a research proposal should build on existing knowledge related to your topic. Students will be able to identify gaps in research. 

  2. Students will be able to construct an effective search strategy based on their topic. 

  3. Students will be able to execute a search in multiple platforms (i.e., web of science or SCOPUS AND google scholar)