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Biology Research Guide

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  • Databases
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Try these databases first to find journal articles in this discipline.
  • PubMed (1966 to present)
    Premiere biomedical index, includes MEDLINE and links to molecular biology databases.
  • Web of Science (1984 to present)
    Search thousands of journals across the sciences and social sciences and track cited references to locate more recent articles.
  • AGRICOLA (1970 to present)
    Index of journal articles and reports from the National Agriculture Library.
Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
Find streaming audio and video in these collections.
Start with these recommended freely available resources in this discipline.

Indexing and organizing biological names

Encyclopedia of Life
Project to organize information on nearly 1.8 million known species of plants and animals

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    The correspondence of Charles Darwin (Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.) Frost Library; QH31.D2 A33 1985

    August Weismann : development, heredity, and evolution (Churchill, F. B. (Frederick B.) author.) Science Library; QH31.W45 C48 2015

    Life ascending : the ten great inventions of evolution (Lane, Nick, 1967-, author.) Science Library; QH367 .L36 2009

    Eternal ephemera (Eldredge, Niles, author.) Frost Library; QH398 .E43 2015

    Junk DNA : a journey through the dark matter of the genome (Carey, Nessa, author.) Science Library; QH447 .C37 2015

    Infested : how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world (Borel, Brooke, author.) Frost Library; QL523.C6 B67 2015

    The birds of New Hampshire (Keith, Allan R.) Archives and Special Collections; QL684.N4 K45 2013 x

    H is for Hawk (Macdonald, Helen, 1970-, author.) Frost Library; QL696.F32 M33 2014

    Parasitism : the diversity and ecology of animal parasites (Goater, Timothy M., 1959-) Frost Library; QL757 .P287 2014

    The London zoo, (Boulenger, E. G. (Edward George), 1888-1946.) Frost Library; QL77.L8 B58

    Life unfolding : how the human body creates itself (Davies, Jamie A., author.) Science Library; QM603 .D39 2014

    Music, neurology, and neuroscience : historical connections and perspectives Frost Library; QP376 .P7 v. 216

    Your brain on nature : the science of nature's influence on your health, happiness and vitality (Selhub, Eva M.) Frost Library; QP376 .S44 2012

    Childbirth wisdom : from the world's oldest societies (Goldsmith, Judith.) Frost Library; RG652 .G65 1984

    On immunity : an inoculation (Biss, Eula, author.) Frost Library; RJ240 .B57 2014