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Research Guide to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math: Web Sources

A list of resources available through Truxal Library for researching topics in science, technology, engineering, and math


MLA-style and APA-style guidelines change over time, especially for citing sources accessed electronically.  For the most up-to-date information about how to cite sources correctly, visit these pages:

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These are open-access websites:
A gateway to government science information

Decoded Science
Science news written by scientists, but for a general audience

Encyclopedia of Life
Scientific knowledge about all living things

National Science Digital Library
Online portal for education and research on learning in STEM

Science Daily
Breaking science news and articles

Science News
Bi-weekly magazine of The Society for Science & the Public

National Geographic
One of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world

Smithsonian Insider: Science & Nature
Examines many complex and time-sensitive problems

Museum of Science and Industry
The largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere

PBS's highest rated science series on television

Science Friday Online
A weekly science talk show from NPR

Comprehensive PBS site

Understanding Evolution
Multimedia resource from Berkeley

Animal Diversity Web
From the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

MIT Technology Review
Analyzes the impacts of emerging technologies

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