Peer Review. The process of obtaining impartial opinions from the research and academic community in order to ascertain whether papers submitted for publication in journals ... are of a sustainable standard.
Referee. An independent expert who assists the editor of a journal in evaluating the acceptability of contributions submitted for publication.
Newly updated, the SciFinder-n research discovery tool allows you to explore the CAS (American Chemical Society) databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals. This link utilizes EBSCO's search engine for access.
These simple, easy-to-understand video demonstrations cover a wide range of STEM subjects. The library offers access to 11 selected collections: Basic Biology, Advanced Biology, JoVE Core: Biology, Lab Manual: Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Psychology; JoVE Core: Social Psychology; Clinical Skills; Engineering; and Environmental Sciences. A Curriculum Specialist to help with syllabus mapping or other technical support is available for faculty; contact your library liaison for more information. Users should log in and create a profile - you must be logged in to embed video into your learning platform!
JoVE Science Education is content directly designed for undergraduate science study. There are 11 collections included within this Science Education offering, as follows; some are video textbooks, others demonstrate lab and field skills.
Basic Biology - Lab safety, using common equipment, basic techniques, handing lab animals
Advanced Biology - Common techniques, theories and procedures in sub-sections of Biology including Genetics, Cell Biology, Neuroscience and more
JoVE Core: Biology - a video textbook mapped to OpenStax Biology as well as Campbell's Biology. Great for intro bio and A&P
Lab Manual: Biology - instructor and student prep, execution and reporting on a number of experiments in Biology
Chemistry - Common techniques, theories and procedures in sub-sections of Chemistry including Orgo, Analytical, Inorgo and more
Physics - Theory and experiments detailing fundamentals of Physics study
Psychology - Collection of Psychology theory in Social, Behavioral, Developmental and other areas
JoVE Core: Social Psychology - video textbook on Social Psychology (new as of February 2020)
Clinical Skills - Three collections of physical examinations as well as nursing skills and emergency medicine. Great for any pre-health major
Engineering - Video fundamentals of Engineering in a number of fields including Mechanical, Biomedical and more
Environmental Sciences - Video fundamentals of Earth Science and more.
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