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Articles & Databases
Articles & Databases
Articles & Databases
Key Resources in Biology
Database of peer reviewed journal articles.
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As of July 2017, this resource has replaced Web of Science.
The National Library of Medicine's open access portal to the Medline database, the premier bibliographic database for medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.
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BioOne & BioOne.2
Collection of full-text research journals on topics in biology, ecology, and environmental science.
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Additional Resources in Biology
Agricultural and Environmental Science Database
This database includes the AGRICOLA, TOXLINE, ESPM (Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.
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Animal Behavior Abstracts
This is a subset of the ProQuest Biological Sciences Database (note that "Animal Behavior Abstracts content only" is checked under the search box), and it includes citations and abstracts on nearly all important animal behavior articles.
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The BioCyc collection of Pathway/Genome Databases (PGDBs) provides a reference on the genomes and metabolic pathways of thousands of sequenced organisms.
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
A large number of natural history and botanical libraries have worked together to digitize their biodiversity collections making them available online at the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
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Citations and abstracts to journal articles, conference proceedings, book chapters, and reports on many areas of biology.
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Utah State University's subscription to the Biological Sciences database will be cancelled on 07/30/2017. Please use
Birds of North America (BNA)
An Encyclopedia of 716 different species of birds nesting in the USA and Canada.
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Authoritative research information on agriculture, environment, forestry, recreation management, tourism, veterinary medicine and related applied life sciences.
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This source from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) indexes research articles on occupational safety and health topics from OSHLINE with NIOSHTIC.
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Digital Dissertations (Dissertation Abstracts)
Doctoral dissertations and some masters' theses from many North American graduate schools and some European universities.
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This is a subset of the ProQuest Agricultural & Environmental Science Database (note that "Ecology Abstracts content only" is checked under the search box), and it contains current ecology research (from 1982 to present).
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Information on millions of insects and insect-like species.
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Faculty of 1000 (F1000 Research)
Article repository and open-peer-review platform for the life sciences.
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Note: USU does not subscribe to the paid Faculty of 1000 database, F1000Prime.
Fish & Fisheries Worldwide
Includes bibliographic information on fish and fisheries research, including related literature such as aquaculture and ichthylogy.
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Citations and abstracts of journal articles on all aspects of genetics, including DNA, RNA, protein synthesis, and related topics.
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Article database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment.
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Article database from the National Library of Medicine.
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Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA)
Search inherited disorders, other traits, and genes in 216 animal species.
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Plant Information Online
A collection of databases of interest to plant and gardening enthusiasts and students, as well as professional botanists, horticulturists, and researchers.
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This is a subset of the ProQuest Agricultural & Environmental Science Database (note that "Plant Science content only" is checked under the search box), and it is an article database for plant science.
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Wildlife and Ecology Studies Worldwide
This database includes a global perspective on wild mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians.
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