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Unformatted text preview: help you find good ones PLEASE REFERENCE THE TERM PAPER FILE IN RESOURCES! IT HAS VITAL INFORMATION THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! Term Paper Timelines January 29 - Choice of topic and outline (15 points) February 27 - Final version due: 1000 1200 words (85 points) Late submissions marked down 10% per day Term papers and outlines will be uploaded directly to the SmartSite Drop Box Term papers must have a bibliography citing at least 3 reputable sources supporting the main arguments. Best examples of "reputable sources": Peer reviewed publications Books by authorities with acknowledged expertise. Library Resources in Forensics Ruth Gustafson, Reference Librarian, Environmental Toxicology Librarian Subject Spet, Biological & Agricultural Sciences Reference Department, http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/bioag/index.html Shields Library, Tel: 530-752-1883; FAX: 530-7525251; [email protected]; [email protected] Ms. Gustafson is available to assist students via e-mail or in person with their questions/topics for their assignments. Check her BioAg Reference Desk hours (Shields Library, 3rd floor). The top subject database choices for biomedical aspects of forensic sciences (which will lead you to relevant journal articles or even book chapters or conference papers) are PubMed and BIOSIS, which are listed under "General Databases". BIOSIS basics and PubMed classes are offered periodically through the Library. Both are important databases for the biomedical sciences aspects of forensic science. Students may sign up online for these classes (and any other library sessions) at: http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/dept/instruc/classes/. BIOSYS is available at http://isiknowledge.com/BIOSIS . "Forensic Sciences" Subject Guide From the library homepage Under "Catalogs & Databases"* click on Browse down the left column under until you get alphabetically to and click. http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu "Subject Guides" "Biological & Agricultural Sciences" "Forensic Sciences" *To get to PubMed, click on "Databases A-Z" and enter PubMed. At the very top of the guide, note the online book collection available via FORENSICnetBASE that should have useful online full-text chapters. UCDavis libraries do not have many books in forensic sciences, so this online book collection is an excellent supplement funde...
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