Researching controversial nutrition topics

Science News Cycle starts with your research which is translated by your university PR office which then picked up by news wire services which then gets picked up by the internets and cable news and then caught on TV news which eventually makes it to your grandma

Science News Cycle by Jorge Cham, PhD Comics

Library Research Tutorial-Instructions

These tutorials are designed to help NS 1150/1160 students quickly and easily find peer-reviewed research articles on a nutrition controversy.

‚ÄčThe skills you learn in these tutorials will be useful not only for this writing assignment in this class, but also for every class you take at Cornell.

Using these tutorials

  • If you need clarification, face technical trouble, or have questions about the content of the tutorials, you can Ask a librarian anytime, or fill out a research support request form to meet one-on-one with a librarian. 
  • If you have questions about anything else related to this assignment, please ask your TA.
  • Some sections have links to videos, some of which have sound, so please turn on your computer's speakers. Make sure you have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player. 
  • TIPs contain optional but highly useful information.