Lab4_Worksheet-1.docx - Laboratory 4 Worksheet Literature Searching Bibliography and Scientific Writing Name Nevaeh Leachman Date 15 September 2020 Lab

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Laboratory 4 Worksheet Literature Searching, Bibliography, and Scientific Writing Name: Nevaeh Leachman Date: 15 September 2020 Lab Section: 006 Group: Lab Activity 1 | Searching for Biological Literature Use your BIO 155 Course Guide (libguides.uky.edu/BIO155) and what we’ve discussed in class to complete this exercise for the example topic: “How does the communication system of termites help them forage?” Part 1 | Starting Your Search 1. a) What are the major concepts (or major ideas) of your research question? (0.5 point) Major Concept 1 Major Concept 2 Major Concept 3 Example: Climate Example: Migration Example: Birds communication termites forage b)Using the major concepts you identified above create keywords. What are some keywords (synonyms, related concepts, etc.) you can use to search and find more results? Think of 2–4 for each concept. (1 point) Keywords for Major Concept 1 Keywords for Major Concept 2 Keywords for Major Concept 3 Example: Climate Change Global Warming Environment Example: Migration Flight Patterns Nesting Example: Birds Avian Geese Communication Smell Network feeding Termites colony Queen Workers Forage Scent Chemical trail Feeding excrement
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Laboratory 4 Worksheet Literature Searching, Bibliography, and Scientific Writing 2. Use a few combinations of the major concepts and keywords you have come up with to construct two searches that you would use in Web of Science Core Collection. Using Wildcards (Truncation *) is optional. Make sure to use at least one keyword/term from each major concept, and connect them with appropriate Boolean Operators are (AND, OR, NOT). Example: Keyword(s) Boolean Operato r Keyword(s) Boolean Operato r Keyword(s) Example : (Bird OR avian) AND Example : Behavior AND Example : “Climate Change” Search #1 (0.5 point) Keyword(s) Boolean Operator Keyword(s) Boolean Operator Keyword(s) communication AND termites AND Chemical trail Search #2 (0.5 point) Keyword(s) Boolean Operator Keyword(s) Boolean Operator Keyword(s) smell AND colony AND excrement Part 2 | Viewing Your Results, Sorting, and Finding Similar Articles1.Go to Web of Science: Core Collection and begin a new search using the following keywords as topic terms: communication AND termite* AND forag*. (0.25 point)a.How many results did you get?
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