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Science Journalism: Getting Started

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Getting Started

There are a number of ways to get started on a research project in Science Journalism.

  • Make an appointment with me for some pointers, tips, and suggestions on the best sources to use.
    • See my contact information at the right
  • Consult a reference book  for some great background information on any topic.
    • See suggestions below for some great ones.
  • Use this guide to navigate the wealth of information available to you.

Find Background Information

Check out these sources:

The Oxford book of modern science writing. Edited by Richard Dawkins.
 Q171 .O87 2008

Best American science writing. (Annual)
Q162 .B42 2012

The Chicago guide to communicating science.  Scott L. Montgomery
T10.5.M65 2003

 And so many more...

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