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BIOS 202: Microbiology for Allied Health: Periodicals

Use this guide to find information on library resources for BIOS202 - Microbiology for Allied Health.

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Research Article

  • Contains an abstract (summary of the article)
  • Contains a problem statement identifying the topic
  • Tells how the research has been conducted.
  • Describes the methods used in gathering data
  • Discusses the results of the study
  • Gives a conclusion discussing the study's implications for the profession

General Article 

(summarizing a research article)

  • Tries to pull together the literature on a topic and summarize the findings of others
  • May have an abstract and conclusion
  • Does NOT contain the methods and individual steps used to conduct the original studt
  • Written for general readers in less technical language than a research article.

Biology Periodicals in Print

You will find these titles in the Periodicals Tower of the NCC Library. Articles from these titles may also be available in the EBSCOhost or ProQuest databases.

  • New England Journal of Medicine - Last 5 years 
  • Science - Last 5 years 
  • Scientific American - Last 10 years 


Online journals