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Key Database on Molecular Biology
Covers over 5,500 journals in the biomedical and health sciences and years covered are generally 1946 - present.. Search using keywords, be as specific as possible. For searching tips, see the Search Tips tab
BIOSIS Citation Index
Covers over 6,000 journals in the biological sciences as well as selected patents and conference abstracts and coverage is back to 1926. Offers searching by keyword as well as biosystematic names. Use the "Cited Reference Search" tab on top of screen to search for lists of articles citing your reference.
1884-present. Articles from over 5,000 journals, conferences, technical reports and other materials related to the engineering and technical literature.
1898-present. Indexes articles in physics, geophysics, astronomy, computers, information technology, electronics, control, electrical, biomedical & ocean engineering, acoustics. Also indexes conference proceedings & IEEE standards.
Molecular Biology Textbooks
We have many online textbooks and these may be a good place to look for information. If you need to browse to fill out your research idea, try the Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, or if you know what you need, search in Access Medicine or through Roger's e-books.
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
A fully searchable collection of articles by scientists and historians in the fields of biochemistry and physiology, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, neuroscience, microbiology and virology, plant science, structural biology, science and society.
A well-used repository of medical knowledge from textbooks in the fields of internal medicine, cardiology, genetics, pharmacy, diagnosis and management, basic sciences, patient care, and more. Additional tools include Diagnosaurus, DXTests, and more.
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Getting the Full-Text of an Article
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