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PACS 2: Plenty of Fish in the Sea? (Sherman)  

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Library Website

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Some Suggested Search Terms

Search Terms

Fisheries
Bycatch
"Fishing Gear"
Eco*
Food Security
Sanctuaries
Pollut*
Aquaculture OR "Fish farm"
"Fishing Quota"

 

Introduction

Welcome to the library guide created for your Pac Sem! This guide is meant to help you use the tools you have learned in your class and to help you do the best possible research.

Please do not hesitate to contact a librarian for assistance with any project.

 

What is a Peer Reviewed (aka Scholarly) Article?

 

Trusted Encyclopedias

Credo Reference
Description: Multiple encyclopedias.
Directions: May need to look for ones with longer entries.


 

Governmental Reports

CQ Electronic Library (CQ)
Description: American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs.
Special Feature: Nice long reports describing a topic.


Health Sciences Librarian

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Scholarly vs. Popular

Scholarly:

-Longer articles with more in-depth coverage
-Authors are experts (Ph.D/researchers)
-Author uses technical words and is more theoretical
-Contains a lengthy bibliography and/or footnotes



Popular:

-Shorter articles that merely touch on subjects
-Authors are staff writers or journalists
-No bibliography or footnotes
-Written at a highschool reading level


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