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Overview of resources in support of biology and life sciences at LSC-University Park.

Types of Articles

There are two main types of articles you'll come across in the databases: literature reviews and empirical studies. Both may be scholarly, peer-reviewed sources, but empirical studies are primary sources that report on the results of a study.

Finding Scholarly Articles for Biology

Finding Scholarly Articles for Health Sciences