BIO 491/680: Biological Science Seminar

Biological Science Databases

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  • PubMed open database
    The National Library of Medicine provides indexing and abstracting of periodical literature
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    in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care system, and preclinical sciences. Over 5,400 US biomedical journals and 80 journals from foreign countries are indexed in this database.
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  • ScienceDirect Health & Life Sciences College Edition locked database
    ScienceDirect Health & Life Sciences includes over 340,000 full-text articles from 900 journals.
  • JSTOR Biological Sciences Archive Collection locked database
    "The Biological Sciences Collection brings together the 29 journals
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    available in our existing Ecology & Botany Collection with more than 472 titles that span the sciences. The collection is particularly strong in ecology and evolutionary biology, plant and animal sciences, paleontology, and conservation."
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UlrichsWeb Global Serials DirectoryUlrichsWeb provides descriptive profiles of over 325,000 periodicals in 900 subject areas, including subscription prices, circulation rates, and peer review information.
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Fields included in UlrichsWeb:

  • editor's location
  • indexing
  • review type
  • serial type
  • content format
  • contact information
  • publication frequency
  • language
  • description

The following example includes results for management "library science" limited to serials types of journals and proceedings, content type of academic/scholarly, and publication status of active. Options for exporting the results include email or download.


Scientific Literature


Complete this assignment during the session.

Scientific (CSE) Style

  • Examples: Scientific (CSE) Style
  • More examples are in the hardcopy manual. Ask at the 1st Floor Library Services Desk for 808.0666 S41s, Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers. 

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Last Update: March 23, 2011 14:47