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Welcome to the Biology and Biochemistry Research Guide! Within this guide, you will find information and links to Biology and Biochemistry-related resources that you may find useful for your classwork and research. 

Electronic Reference Resources

Core Databases

Use these databases to find journal articles on your topic.  SciFinder Scholar offers specialized searching options such as searching by chemical structures, formulas, or other physical properties. Web of Science allows you to find what articles have cited a particular aticle of interest.

    Especially strong in areas of ecology, nutrition, and the environment.
  • Biological & Agricultural Index Plus  
    Core literature of biology and agriculture, much of it from peer-reviewed journals, plus full text.
  • BioMedCentral Open Access
    Open access peer-reviewed journals in biomedical research and biology
  • JoVE - Journal of Visualized Experiments  
    Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is an online journal publishing visualized (video-based) biological research studies.
  • MEDLINE (EBSCOhost)  
    This is virtually the Pubmed database re-packaged into a more user friendly interface
  • PubMed
    PubMed comprises over 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books
  • PsycINFO  
    PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains nearly 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 97 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed.
  • ScienceDirect
    ScienceDirect contains abstracts, tables of contents, and full text of articles, handbooks and reference works in the sciences, technology, medicine and social sciences.
  • SciFinder Scholar
    This database also allows you to draw a chemical structure and then find articles about that structure. You can also search by a chemical formula.
  • Scopus
    SciVerse Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources. Nearly 18,000 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide. Includes over 3 million conference papers. Offers sophisticated tools to track and analyze results.
  • Web of Science  
    Web of Science provides access to current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from high impact research journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Web of Science enables users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature through cited reference searching.

Journal Citation Tools

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Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to request articles, books, and more that the UH Libraries do not have access to. Faculty may also use ILL to request items the Libraries do own in order to receive them via email.

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