Biol 120: Cell Biology and Genetics (Jody Saylor): Encyclopaedias & Dictionaries

Course guide for Biol 120

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Before you begin searching for information, you should thoroughly understand the topic you are researching. Dictionaries, subject dictionaries, and encyclopaedias are a good place to begin.  Dictionaries provide definitions of unfamiliar terms, while encyclopedias give explanations and succinct overviews of topics.

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