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The basic tools you will need to research topics in the biological sciences, along with resources to help you write effectively within the discipline.

Why Cite?

The primary reasons for citing sources in a research paper are to give credit to the authors whose work you have drawn upon and to allow readers to track down your sources, should they wish to explore further. There are many style guides for formatting citations and creating bibliographies - your professor will specify their preferred format.

Reference Management Tools

Resources for Scientific Writing


Writing & Research for Biologists

Help with Scientific Writing & Presenting