an article and journal:
There are many
appropriate scientific and medical journals from which to choose.
To evaluate the appropriateness of a Journal, the following should
Is the Journal associated with a professional society?
Do the articles list the author's references?
Are the articles written by the researchers, not a
Do the articles include data in tables and graphs?
Do the articles include
Note: PubMed is not a journal, it is an index to published medical jountals.
Geographic, Scientific American, Science News, and similar popular
magazines are not appropriate for this assignment.
or ASM or Science
Databases to search for articles.
report must be typed. Refer to the Style
Sheet for directions. Answer the following questions.
1. Citation in proper format.*
at which the work was done.
3. Purpose of
the work reported.
the researchers used.
5. Results the
6. Copy one
table or graph and, in your own words, describe what these
the researchers reached.
8. Of what value
to humans or to the body of knowledge is the work described?
Yoder, C. Argueta, A. Holtzman, T. Aronson, O. G. W. Berlin, P. Tomasek,
N. Glover, S. Froman, and G. Stelma. "PCR Comparison of Mycobacterium
avium Isolates Obtained from Patients and Foods." Appl Environ.
Microbiol. 265(6):2650-2653, 1999.
format is authors. Article title. Journal. Vol.(issue #): pp-pp,