Once a scientist has applied the scientific method to produce new data and drawn new conclusions, s/he must share this information with other scientists. Sharing new information is just as important to the overall progress of science as generating that information in the first place.

This section is designed to help you understand unique characteristics of information and knowledge dissemination in Science so that you can use library resources to find information effectively and efficiently.

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In this section, you will:

  • Learn how scientists use scholarly communication to share information
  • Understand the peer review process