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Getting Started/Reference Sources
Dictionary of Scientific Biography, REF Q141.D5
Facts on File Dictionary of Biology, REF QH302.5.F38 1999
Genetics, REF QH427.G46 2003
Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, REF QL3.G7813
McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, REF Q121.M29 2005
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, REF Q121.M31 1997
Nursing Drug Handbook, REF RM301.12 N87
Many more dictionaries and encyclopedias related to biology and its subspecialties, including health, are available in the Misenheimer reference room and in the Charlotte library.
AccessScience: Articles, research reviews, videos and more covering all fields of science
American Society of Microbiology journals: Search ASM journals. Abstracts available from 1992-1997; full text 1998-present. Most recent 6 months not available.
BioMed Central: Full-text of selected peer-reviewed journals in the medical and biological sciences
Medline with Full Text: The National Library of Medicine's database of citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers, with full text of 1400 of the most-used journals
PrimateLit: Index to scholarly research on nonhuman primates through 2010
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: Searchable; abstracts available 1990-96, full text 1997-present, recent issues not available
ProQuest Biology Database: Biology-related journals, many peer-reviewed and full text
ProQuest Environmental Science Collection: Journal articles, plus charts, maps, and more on environmental topics
ProQuest Science Database: Database of applied and general science articles
PubMed: Access to Medline journal index and other scientific journals, with links to full-text for some
PubMed Central: Full-text of selected journals in the life sciences
Science in Context: Articles, images, videos and more on today's most significant science topics
Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide: Huge index to resources on wild animals and ecology
You can find out if we have a particular journal, and if so where to find it, using Find a Journal. You can request articles in journals we don't own via interlibrary loan.
Pfeiffer's Catalog (no password needed). Books and e-books in both libraries. Biology-related books usually have call numbers beginning with Q and health-related books with R; both are located on the 4th stack level in Misenheimer. Misenheimer books can be sent to Charlotte and vice-versa.
WorldCat: A database of books in libraries everywhere. You can request books we don't own via interlibrary loan.