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CHE 451: Senior Seminar

This research guide provides students with resources for the 30-45 minute seminar they will present on a current chemical topic.

ACS Citation Style

ACS: How to write a paper to communicate your research

Literature Reviews & Reviewing the Literature

Understanding a literature review...

  • What?  Overview /survey of a small body of scholarly research (i.e. books, articles, conference papers, theses, dissertations, etc.) in a particular discipline.
  • Why?    Often a required component of grant and research proposals.  They are also a common preface to theses, dissertations, and scholarly articles.
  • Scope?   Determined in large part by your research needs and/or restrictions.  (Summary or critical evaluation)