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Course Guide ~ BIO 100H / Disease Ecology: Research Databases

Research Databases

Articles - Science & Medicine

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Citation Style for the journal ECOLOGY

Citation Style for the journal ECOLOGY


Bauer, J. E., E. R. M. Druffel, D. M. Wolgast, S. Griffin, and C. A. Masiello. 1998. Distributions of dissolved organic and inorganic carbon and radiocarbon in the eastern North Pacific continental margin. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 45:689–713.

Evaluating Sources

Evaluating Sources

In order to evaluate sources, try the ACCORD method.

Briefly, ACCORD means:

  • A - Agenda - What was the author's purpose?
  • C - Credentials - Is the author creditable?
  • C - Citations - Does the author cite the work of others?
  • O - Oversight - Did someone have to approve the publication?
  • R - Relevance - Does the source fit your needs?
  • D - Date - How recent is the source?


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