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Biological Sciences

A guide for help students and faculty find key resources for the Biological Sciences at the James A. Gibson library.

What's in the Guide?

Welcome to the Biological Sciences Research Guide!

Browse the attached lists of often used and most popular Library databases, books, e-books, full-text databases, help and selected Internet web resources.

Typical ways we can help include knowing where to get started, using databases, getting resources from other academic libraries, finding data, doing a major paper or thesis and wanting to know how best to find the most important and current research resources.

Most often used resources in this guide include OmniGoogle Scholar, Google BooksWeb of Science family of databases, Brock Biology full-text digital Ph.D. dissertations and M.Sc. theses.

New open databases include Google ScholarDimensionsCORE, BASE, ElicitPaperitySemantic Scholar, Scilit, & Zenodo.


Check these out:

Encyclopedia of Ecology (4 volume set, 2019) 

Biology 2e (OER textbook, 2018)

Schaum's outlines: Biology (2013)  - problems, exercises, definitions...

Quantitiative Ecology: A New Unified Approach (OER textbook, 2019)

Concepts of Biology (OER textbook, 2015)

Environmental Biology (OER, 2017)