Biology & Life Sciences: Getting Started

This subject guide will help you to learn about the library's collection of Biology and other Life Science related resources. Includes links to books, articles, databases, websites, and other information sources.
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This guide to Biology & Life Sciences provides information on resources available from the Alvin Sherman Library, both in the library and online. You will find helpful information about finding sources such as books, journal articles, conference papers, databases, websites, and other resources needed to access them.

Where do I Start?

Select a tab to investigate different types of available resources. For example: Select the Find Books tab to search for books on your research subject or the Find Articles tab to search databases to find journal articles, research reports, and other kinds of materials. For a help on variety of special topics, library services, and the like see what is available in How to .... Finally, each page has a link to our Need Help? Ask A Librarian service so you can get additional help.

What's New?

Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine and Comprehensive Physioloy have been added to the Encyclopedias section of Find Facts.

Zoological Record and Biosis Citation Index two of the principal biological sciences databases have been added to the list of databases in the Find Articles section of this guide.

Charles Darwin's Beagle Library is an online resource that contains digitized copies of Darwin's notes and journal throughout his time on the Beagle.

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