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Biology Research Guide

Kristen B. Greenland
Science Librarian

Keefe Science Library, Merrill Science C
PO Box: AC# 2256A
Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail if you require contact

Books | Databases | Reference | Web Resources | Related Sites


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.


Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
Articles on more the 4,000 species including evolution, habitat, behavior, and more.

Web Resources

uBio - Indexing and organizing biological names
Encyclopedia of Life - Project to organize information on nearly 1.8 million known species of plants and animals
Translate journal abbreviation using JAbbr or All that JAS

Related Amherst College sites

Amherst College Biology Department