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Biology: Get Started

Databases for Research

Databases provide access to journal articles and sometimes videos and additional content. 

New to scholarly science journals?  Read Science Buddy's How To Read a Scientific Paper, a short tutorial to help you get the most out of your research.

Databases for Background Information

Sometimes you need a magazine article or an encyclopedia entry to get your research started.  These databases will help!

Becoming a better biology student

Find Books

The Library search box is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, and other materials.

Finding enzyme experiment articles

Librarian's Pick

Need information about an animal?  The quickest place to check is usually Grzimek's -- either Grzimek's Encyclopedia of Mammals or Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia.

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Biology 101 Worksheets

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