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Bioscience Technology Careers and Associations
Finding Articles on Bioscience Technology
PCC Library subscribes to a variety of databases. Some are useful for introductions to new topics, some for news or popular articles, and some for scholarly research. The following are especially useful for bioscience technology.
Online science encyclopedia with some research news. Useful introductions to topics.
Biological Science Database
Full text articles from 280 biology journals, many of them peer-reviewed.
Full text for more than 1,000 peer-reviewed life sciences, Health Science, physical sciences, and engineering journals with citation information for thousands more. Look for the "Full-text available" indicators to view articles online. View the Science Direct handout
Academic Search Premier
Includes scholarly journals and popular magazines like Scientific American.
Reading (and Writing) Journal Articles
Journal articles are written in a specialized style. When you understand the structure, you'll be able to quickly skim articles to determine which are worth your time to read. There are a couple of good, short tutorials about journal articles.
Journal articles are generally organized in the IMRaD format: introduction, methods and materials, results, and discussion. The following resources will help you get the most out of your journal reading and paper writing time.