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written by Casey W. Miller, Michelle D. Chabot, and Troy C. Messina
A method is described to empower students to efficiently perform general and specific literature searches using online resources. The method was tested on undergraduate and graduate students with varying backgrounds in scientific literature. Students involved in this study showed marked improvement in their awareness of how and where to find accurate scientific information.
American Journal of Physics: Volume 77, Issue 12, Pages 1112-1117
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© 2009 American Association of Physics Teachers
DOI:
10.1119/1.3213525
PACS:
01.30.-y
Keywords:
information resources, literature, physics computing, physics education
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Metadata instance created March 3, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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March 3, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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C. Miller, M. Chabot, and T. Messina, Am. J. Phys. 77 (12), 1112 (2009), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3213525).
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C. Miller, M. Chabot, and T. Messina, A student's guide to searching the literature using online databases, Am. J. Phys. 77 (12), 1112 (2009), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3213525>.
APA Format
Miller, C., Chabot, M., & Messina, T. (2009, December 1). A student's guide to searching the literature using online databases. Am. J. Phys., 77(12), 1112-1117. Retrieved December 13, 2017, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3213525
Chicago Format
Miller, C, M. Chabot, and T. Messina. "A student's guide to searching the literature using online databases." Am. J. Phys. 77, no. 12, (December 1, 2009): 1112-1117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3213525 (accessed 13 December 2017).
MLA Format
Miller, Casey, Michelle Chabot, and Troy Messina. "A student's guide to searching the literature using online databases." Am. J. Phys. 77.12 (2009): 1112-1117. 13 Dec. 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3213525>.
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