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BIOL 4437: Environmental Microbiology

This guide will help you with your research proposal paper and literature review

Research Proposal Paper and Literature Review

In your Research Proposal Paper with primary literature review you are required to cite at least 10 peer-reviewed journal references with six from the past 5 years.  In addition, this class requires you to know how to format a traditional scientific research article. In order to do this you need to know:

  • What qualifies as primary literature
  • What is a literature review
  • What is peer review
  • How to format a traditional scientific research article
  • How to find articles that have only been published in the past 5 years
  • How to cite literature

This guide will help you understand these things and provide additional information on the topic of Environmental Microbiology.

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