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Some suggested websites to help you pick your presentation topic:
National Science Foundation: Biological Sciences
Latest news and research from the world of biology.
Site covers discoveries in all fields of the physical, biological, earth and applied sciences, including top science news stories from the world’s leading universities and research organizations.
Google News is a computer-generated news site that aggregates headlines from news sources worldwide, groups similar stories together and displays them according to each reader's personalized interests.
About.com- Biology Basics
Guides, articles, and study aids created by experts.
Find Background Information on Your Topic
How to do Research in College
How to do Research Guide
Includes tips on searching databases, finding scholarly sources, evaluating resources, and citing sources.
Virtual Library Orientation
Get an overview of the Library Resources and an interactive introduction to conducting research.
Bess & Frank Gladhill Learning Commons Hours and Location
Using Wikipedia for Academic Research
Wikipedia can also be a helpful tool for finding background information on your topic. The video below helps explain how to use it best.
GREAT TIP: Use these same techniques when looking at articles from Library Databases.
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