BIO 310: Cell Biology

Is the Journal Peer-Reviewed?

Not sure if your article is peer-reviewed? Check Ulrichsweb (limited to 5 users at a time), following these steps:

  1. Enter the name of the journal (NOT the title of the article)
  2. In the results list, locate the journal name that matches your publication.
  3. If the publication is peer-reviewed (refereed,) then this symbol [ peer-reviewed symbol] appears to the left of the journal name. 

Citing Sources in Scientific Style (CSE)

This page was created to help you understand how to cite sources in Scientific Style and Format (CSE).

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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Google Scholar

Google Scholar

  • Click the "Full-Text @ Owens Library" link if it appears on the right column of the search results.

Set your Scholar Preference "Northwest Missouri State University - Full-Text @ Owens Library."  


  1. Click the Scholar SETTINGS link
  2. Click the LIBRARY links tab
  3. Type Northwest Missouri State University in the text box, and click the SEARCH button.

Ask a Librarian

Get to know the librarians! You can email, phone, or ask for them at the front Library Services Desk. 

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Last Update: September 20, 2012 14:25