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Animal & Range Sciences

How to Read a Scientific Article

Online Dictionary and Encyclopedia

When reading scientific articles you may come across vocabulary you do not comprehend.  These 2 online resources below can help you understand the words you do not know.

Reading Tables and Graphs

Tables and graphs are both visual representations research findings. Both help readers see any patterns present in the research results. There are some important differences. A table is a relatively dense representation of numerical (or statistical) data in a tabular format. A graph is more visual than a table. It presents the shape of the results, making it easier to identify any patterns.