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Biological Sciences: Home

A resource guide for topics in the biological sciences, including environmental science and microbiology

Databases for Finding Journal Articles

Some Resources in the Biological Sciences Available from the Library (USciences username and password required)


JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments)

A peer-reviewed video journal demonstrating laboratory techniques and methods.  Videos may be found by searching the journal's site or by searching Primo with the link in the Quick Links menu on the right.  The library subscribes to these sections of JoVE:

Some Resources in the Biological Sciences Available Free on the Internet

Some Resources for Information about Life on Earth

The projects below cooperate with each other to provide free access to information about life on Earth.  Each one specializes in particular kinds of information about known forms of life.

Search Google Scholar

Google Scholar is Google’s tool for searching scholarly literature.

  • Just search using the field below. In your search results, look for the Find Full Text USciences link next to individual results and click it to access full text via our e-resource subscriptions. (The link should only appear next to items available in our collection.)
  • If you do not see the Find Full Text USciences link next to an item, look beneath the citation for a blue chevron sign (>>and click on it.  You may then see a link that says GetIt@USciences that can help you find the full text of the article.

Important Note: Google Scholar's search results are not exhaustive, so do not assume that you have found "everything" on your topic via Scholar. It is just one tool to employ in your searches.

Google Scholar Search