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BIO 234: Evolutionary Developmental Biology: Home


This LibGuide will give you an introduction to literature resources you can use for this biology course.

Caroline Gilson, the science librarian, will also be a good human resource.  She has an office in the Prevo Science Library, and is also working remotely from home (as of August 2020).   Library services are still happening online (online ILL, access to databases and e-books, access to the librarians via email, phone or video chat) and we are checking out books via a Contactless Book Pickup process.

Caroline is happy to meet for a research consultation: set up an appointment by emailing

What is a primary research article?

Here are some common characteristics of primary research articles:

  • Author(s) present data and findings from original research after conducting an original experiment.
  • A primary research article typically contains the following sections: Methods/Materials, Results, Discussion.
  • Look for information on SI (Supplemental Information).  This may include additional data and/or research information.  Be sure to track down and read the SI for a complete understanding of the research being presented in the article.

What is a review article?

Here are some common characteristics of review articles:

  • Author(s) analyze and summarize existing research.
  • There is often a focus on a broad topic, examining articles that are relevant, useful.
  • Review articles do not have sections such as Methods/Materials, Results. 
  • Author(s) may conclude a review article with a section outlining areas for future study of the topic.

Requesting Books On Campus

Interlibrary Loan

As of August 31, 2020, we are not providing physical ILL items to DePauw researchers.  And, we are not loaning our physical items to ILL to other libraries.

Science Librarian

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Caroline Gilson
My office in the Prevo Science Library is Julian 174; We can also talk via Google Chat or we can set up a Zoom meeting.