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Herberger Scholars Academy - Sciences: Finding Information

Resources for science students in the Herberger Scholars Academy on the West campus.

Finding Books & Media

ASU Library Catalog

Search here for books, music, videos and journal titles: This is a keyword search.

E-Journal Collections

Nature Journals Online

Provides access to journals spanning the spectrum of science and medicine,

Science Online

Full text of several products from Science Magazine

Literature Reviews

This page explains what a literature review is, how to write one and where to find help.

Evaluating Sources

The ways sources are evaluated is similar across disciplines. This library guide provides guidance on evaluating sources.


Academic Search Premier
Multidisciplinary article database which covers thousands of mostly English-language popular magazines and scholarly (including peer-reviewed) journals.

Biological Sciences [Biological Abstracts]
Interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.

Research (Empirical) Article Format

Below are links to sources on how to format a research or empirical article/paper including the different sections such as literature review, methods/methodology etc.

Empirical Article Format

Writing an Empirical Article

Writing Empirical Articles in Psychology

Additional Library Guides

For additional information check out this library guide: Life Sciences created by one of the Science Librarians on the Tempe campus.

Additional library guides in the sciences can be found by searching the list by subject. Some areas of the sciences may not be listed individually but click on the heading "Sciences" to open the full list of sciences.

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