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BIOL 2202: Genetics Lab Research Guide

Finding literature for course writing assignments.

Starting from a Lab Description

For this course's writing assignments, you start with a topic covered in lab and then look for literature related to that topic. You can use the handout and instructions for the lab to choose search terms. 

Find Research Articles

Find Book Chapters + Books

If the articles you find don't cover the information you need, a book chapter might. This is especially true for the fundamentals of how something works.

  • UMD Library Catalog (below) - find books regardless of publisher