Research and Course Guides
The research guides listed below offer more options for conducting research in your field.
- Last Updated Apr 15, 2014
This guide is a starting point for research related to resources in aquaculture, biochemistry, biological or life sciences, biotechnology, cell or molecular biology, ecology or conservation, and marine biology at Florida Tech.
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- Last Updated Oct 3, 2013
This guide is a starting point for research related to resources in biochemistry, chemistry, or chemical literature.
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- Last Updated Mar 27, 2014
This guide lists useful resources for the writing of papers in the biological sciences.
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Experimental design and hypothesis testing in the biological sciences, and the analysis of biological data using descriptive statistics and applying parametric and non-parametric tests. Computer applications include statistical packages, spreadsheets, graphics preparation and word processing in the development of reports on modules of field-, clinic- and lab-based studies.
If I could talk to you face-to-face about the kind of resources that are best for completing your assignments and research in Biometry, I would tell you that learning about and using peer-reviewed journals is one of the most important lessons you will learn. That lesson is the reason for this guide. You can read more about peer-reviewed journals and why they are important under the Articles & Databases tab.
In addition, the Reference Resources tab will lead you to some useful resources for basic information about biometry and other topics in the biological sciences.
Under the Citing Sources tab you will find out about RefWorks, an important resource provided by Florida Tech to help students, faculty, and staff keep track of the resources they use in completing assignments and research. RefWorks will also help you create a bibliography (works cited list) for your research reports.
Evans Library at the Florida Institute of Technology has many avenues for help in conducting research for your classes at Florida Tech. Besides this course guide and the subject guides and course guides listed below, reference librarians are available to help you in searching for and finding sources of information that best fit your information need.
You can contact the Librarian Information Advocate listed on the right side of the pages in this guide.
You can also contact reference librarians by using the Ask a Librarian link found on most of the pages in this guide.
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