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VA Junior Academy of Science Resources: Plant Sciences/Ecology

Links to freely accessible sources of literature for the VA Junior Academy of Science program.

Reading Articles

Reading scientific articles can be hard: they are full of technical terms and methodologies. However, reading review articles and communications can be a great way to get into the literature. When searching databases and journals, keep an eye out for review articles and start with those!

Open Access Resources

Internet Resources

There are some Internet resources that could be useful in your information gathering. Be sure to critically evaluate the source! Is the site current? Relevant? Do you know who the author is? Can you verify the information? Is the information objective?