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Common Science Magazines--Lay Literature
Magazines are considered lay literature because they are written in a way that readers can understand without having to be professionals in order to understand the subject. The articles are often meant to highlight in-depth research by summarizing articles and providing a more simplified style of writing. The following list is of science magazines available through Ivy Tech. Not all magazines may be available online; however, up-to-date print issues are usually available in the library.
Online Reference Databases
A fully-searchable version of the most current editions of the Encyclopedias Britannica and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.
More than 900 reference works providing background information for topics ranging from agriculture to technology. Search within multiple sources using keywords, or browse topics in different subjects. Recommended for introductory research in all topics.