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CHEM: 2410 Organic Chemistry Laboratory - Experiment #1: Part 3: Review/Popular Article Summary


See your lab assignment for complete instructions and a list of recommended journals/magazines.

For this part of your assignment, you will need to locate and summarize a review/popular article in a journal/magazine.

If you have any questions, please ask your TA or a librarian.

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Recommended Journals/Magazines

First, you will need to locate a journal/magazine. Recommended journals/magazines are listed below and in your lab assignment. Once you locate a promising journal/magazine, you can browse through it to find an interesting review or popular article. Note: Articles must be at least two pages long!

Find a Journal/Magazine

If you don't want to use any of the recommended journals/magazines, here are two other methods for locating a journal/magazine:


For Part 3, you need to cite a review or popular article. Use the following examples as templates:

Review article:
MacGillivray, L. R.; Reid, J. L.; Ripmeester, J. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 7817.

Popular article:
Johnson, J.; Torrice, M. BP's Ever-Growing Oil Spill. Chemical & Engineering News [Online], Jun 14, 2010, pp 15-24 (accessed Jun 14, 2010).

Contact your librarian if you have questions.

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