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Research Guides

Environmental Studies

Use this guide to find background and scholarly research resources for projects and papers in Environmental Studies.

The Cycle of Information

How do scientific findings get communicated and disseminated?

Here is a traditional view of the scientific communication and publishing cycle:

Question: How do social media such as blogs, Facebook, and Twitter tie into the communication cycle?

video courtesy of Hartness Library 

The following slides discuss how scientists share information and findings.

Of particular importance is the peer review process:

Slides courtesy of Univ. of Calif. Irvine Libraries Dept. of Education and Outreach
(please note: the quiz on page 13 is not set up for Hamline students)

Book resources: Communicating with peers and with the public