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Research Guide: Biology

  • Annual Reviews

    Biophysics
    Describes and evaluates recent noteworthy publications in the field. Chapters are written by specialists on topics of current interest and varying scope. Includes bibliographies. Online access from 1972, including previous titles: Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure, Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, and Biophysics and Bioengineering.
    Annual Review of Cell & Developmental Biology
    Overviews the latest developments in the field. Chapters are written by specialists on topics of current interest and varying scope. Includes bibliographies. Online access from 1985. (Continues the Annual Review of Cell Biology).
    Ecology, Evolution and Systematics
    Describes and evaluates recent noteworthy publications in the field. Chapters are written by specialists on topics of current interest and varying scope. Includes bibliographies. Online access from 1970. (Continues Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics).
    Genetics
    Describes and evaluates recent noteworthy publications in the field. Chapters are written by specialists on topics of current interest and varying scope. Includes bibliographies. Online from 1967.
    Immunology
    Overviews the latest developments in the field. Chapters are written by specialists on topics of current interest and varying scope. Includes bibliographies. Online from 1983.
    Microbiology
    Describes and evaluates recent noteworthy publications in the field. Chapters are written by specialists on topics of current interest and varying scope. Includes bibliographies. Online from 1947.
    Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease
    Describes and evaluates recent noteworthy publications in the field. Chapters are written by specialists on topics of current interest and varying scope. Includes bibliographies.
    Plant Biology
    Describes and evaluates recent noteworthy publications in the field. Chapters are written by specialists on topics of current interest and varying scope. Includes bibliographies. Online from 1950, including previous titles: Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology.
    Phytopathology
    Describes and evaluates recent noteworthy publications in the field. Chapters are written by specialists on topics of current interest and varying scope. Includes bibliographies. Online access is back to 1963.
    Physiology
    Describes and evaluates recent noteworthy publications in the field. Chapters are written by specialists on topics of current interest and varying scope. Includes bibliographies. Online from 1939.
  • Databases – Biology-specific

    Agricola
    Describes materials in the National Agriculture Library . (more info)
    BIOSIS Previews
    Life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more. (more info)
    Faculty of 1000Prime (formerly Faculty of 1000-Biology)
    This resource is built on the idea that expert researchers identify the best articles in biology and medicine. It provides personalized recommendations of the best research articles in biology and medicine by the world’s largest group of leading scientists and clinicians – the F1000Prime Faculty. (more info)
    MEDLINE
    The National Library of Medicine's database covering international biomedical literature. The Lewis & Clark community may access MEDLINE through any of the following interfaces: EBSCOHost, FirstSearch, PubMed, or Web of Science. (more info)
    Zoological Record
    The world’s leading taxonomic reference and oldest continuing database of animal biology. (more info)
  • Databases – Multidisciplinary

    Academic OneFile
    Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. (more info)
    Academic Search Premier
    Academic Search Premier is a comprehensive, scholarly, and multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 12,000 full-text periodicals, including more than 4,700 peer-reviewed journals. (more info)
    JSTOR
    Use the advanced search function to search within a specific discipline.   (more info)
    Science Citation Index
    A part of the Web of Science, the SCI searches the references (citations) found in journal articles in the sciences. Coverage is 1980-present. (more info)
    ScienceDirect
    Includes full text of articles published in Elsevier journals covering agriculture, humanities, genetics, biology, business, accounting, chemistry, engineering, computer sciences, earth and planetary sciences, economics, materials science, medicine, neuroscience, physics, psychology, and other social sciences. (more info)
  • Websites – Biology

    The Cell: an Image Library
    A freely accessible, easy-to-search, public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations of cells from a variety of organisms, showcasing cell architecture, intracellular functionalities, and both normal and abnormal processes. (more info)
    Cell and Molecular Biology Online
    A very useful and well organized collection of annotated links. Categories include: e-journals, current research, careers, societies and many others.
  • Websites – Botany

    Botanical Society of America
    A very useful organization website: free full text of The American Journal of Botany and The Plant Science Bulletin, the latest news in the field of botany, an index to related sites and of course, information about the organization.
    PLANTS Database
    A U.S. Department of Agriculture site, the PLANTS Database is a source of standardized information about plants focusing on vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. The database includes names, checklists, identification information, species abstracts, distributional data, crop information, plant symbols and growth data, plant links, references, and other information.
  • Websites – Zoology

    Introduction to the Metazoa
    A University of California at Berkeley website, this is an excellent resource on the evolution of animals. Information provided includes: fossil records, ecology, life history, biographies of influential individuals and a glossary.
    SORA: Searchable Ornithological Research Archive
    Archived issues of seven primary ornithology journals, dating from 1884 to 2000. (more info)
    WormAtlas
    A database of behavioral and structural anatomy of "Caenorhabditis elegans", C. elegans.
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