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Biology Research Guide

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  • 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.
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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

    The Darwin compendium (Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.) Frost Library; QH31.D2 R333 2005

    Statistics for the life sciences (Samuels, Myra L.) Science Library; QH323.5 .S23 2012

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

    Bugs up close (Janzon, Lars-Åke, author.) Frost Library; QL466 .J3513 2014 x

    Natural histories. Extraordinary birds (Sweet, Paul, author.) Frost Library; QL674.4 .S84 2013

    Why do bluebirds hate me? (O'Connor, Mike, 1953-) Frost Library; QL677.5 .O29 2013

    The birds of Pandemonium : life among the exotic and the endangered (Raffin, Michele, author.) Science Library; QL677.8 .R34 2014

    Tigers forever : saving the world's most endangered big cat (Winter, Steve, photographer.) Frost Library; QL737.C23 W56 2013 xx

    The dark [videorecording] : nature's nighttime world Frost Library; QL755.5 .D37

    Genotype-by-environment interactions and sexual selection Science Library; QL761 .G46 2014

    Ivan Pavlov : a Russian life in science (Todes, Daniel Philip, author.) Frost Library; QP26.P35 T627 2014

    Human anatomy & physiology (Marieb, Elaine Nicpon, 1936-, author.) Science Library; QP31.2 .M36 2013 x

    Out of Nazi Germany in time, a gift to American science : Gerhard Schmidt, biochemist (Stollar, B. David, 1936-) Frost Library; QP511.8.S35 S86 2014

    Biopolymers : a molecular paleontology approach (Gupta, Neal S., author.) Science Library; QP801.B69 G87 2014

    Santé et société à Montpellier à la fin du Moyen Âge (Dumas, Geneviève, author.) Frost Library; R506.M66 D86 2015

    The politics of life itself : biomedicine, power, and subjectivity in the twenty-first century (Rose, Nikolas S.) Frost Library; R725.5 .R676 2007

    Experten der Vernichtung : das T4-Reinhardt-Netzwerk in den Lagern Belzec, Sobibor und Treblinka (Berger, Sara, 1978- author.) Frost Library; R726 .B43 2013

    Inventing baby food : taste, health, and the industrialization of the American diet (Bentley, Amy, 1962-) Frost Library; RJ216 .B375 2014

    The antibiotic era : reform, resistance, and the pursuit of a rational therapeutics (Podolsky, Scott H., author.) Frost Library; RM267 .P63 2015