RM 18 - To d a y s O u t l i n e Administrative stuff Next...

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To d a y ’s O u t l i n e Administrative stuff Next week in lab Inquiry Four Scienti±c Literature Research Ideas Literature Searching Administrative stuff Reminder to start reading Doherty. . A lot of folders are still outside my ofFce. You need to read your inquiry II critique before you submit inquiry III. Inquiry III is due tomorrow (±riday) hardcopy and electronic copy by 3 pm. If you submit a pdf, submit both a normal copy and an anonymized copy (removing your name from footers, title page, etc). If you submit a word document, we will anonymize it for you. All previous work should be left in your folder, so we can see if you’ve improved and learned from the previous critiques. Make sure you did all underlined items in the Inquiry handout Administrative stuff DigCNS – groundbreaking for the new Computer Sciences building Tomorrow starting at 3 pm. http://www.cs.utexas.edu/newbuilding/digcs/ ArcAttack , TOMORROW, 8 pm, on Speedway between Welch and ex-Taylor Hall. 1 2 3
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Next week in lab (M/W/Th) Inquiry III reflection Inquiry III Cleanup! Return all unused chemicals and biological materials Report malfunctioning/broken equipment Clean and return all glassware Dispose of all waste (see waste flow chart online) Use the rest of lab time to work on Inquiry IV Task Two. This will be the last week you are required to attend lab time. We expect you to meet with your team weekly during your lab period, at a minimum, and probably more often. Please keep your TA and mentor informed of the progress of your group. If you want to meet with a TA or mentor to get help on this inquiry, arrange to meet in the lab during your lab time. If you want to use the lab as a meeting location, ask your TA with at least 24 hrs notice and she will let you into the lab. Scientific Literature Primary Sources First presentation of research by original researcher Theses, journal articles, letters to the editor, fast communications, posters, conference proceedings Secondary Sources Simplify the process of ±nding and evaluating primary sources Reference tables of data, Review articles, Index and Abstracting databases, Bibliographies Tertiary Sources Another step removed from the actual original science Textbooks, encyclopedias, reference books 4 5 6
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Scholarly vs Popular Journals Journal Title Molecular Microbiology Time Magazine Look: Black and white charts Glossy photos Ads: Little or no advertising Full-page ads Typical article title Structure-function relationship of CysB transcription factor Inside the mind of George Bush References? Yes No Purpose Communicate current research Sell SUVs and viagra Peer-Reviewed? Yes No Research Articles A research article in a peer-reviewed scienti±c journal is the way that original research is reported. Format is standardized (Abstract, Introduction, Experiment, Analysis,
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course UGS 303 taught by Professor Foster during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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