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BIOL 1599: Biology Journal Club

Let's Search!

1. Pick a science news article from your favorite area of science (see choices below).

2. Do a CLIO Quicksearch or a find a specialized database on CLIO to find the original science article about which the news article is reporting. (Also see suggestions within exercises.)

3. Think of the broader concepts from the articles. Generate some keywords. Experiment with lots more searches.


1. What articles cite the scientific article? (Use Google Scholar and/or Web of Science)

2. Are there data in the science article? Are all of the data available from the article or is there a link to a data repository? Or is the data only described in the article?

Chemistry exercise

Environmental Science exercise