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Search Sciences databases (includes Biology).

Films on Demand - Biology: includes hundreds of videos in the fields of biology, human anatomy & physiology, marine biology, and more.
Find Journals in Biology.
Search by journal name:
  • acta bioethica
  • american biology teacher
  • journal of experimental biology

NEW: Nature - fulltext articles available from January 2009 to the present.
(For more, search the Library Catalog)
Basics of biology. Gale Virtual Reference eBook
Beginner's guide to blood cells. Wiley eBook.
Cell Biology: A Short Course. Wiley eBook.

Encyclopedia of microbiology (2011), EBSCO eBook.
Schaum's outline: microbiology (2010), EBSCO eBook.

Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers. R808.066 S35
See also these free online collections:
National Academies Press: 4000+ free-for-download pdfs of research publications in various scientific fields, including agriculture, biology and the life sciences, health and medicine, and food and nutrition.
National Library of Medicine Bookshelf: 700+ online texts in the life sciences.
Agricola: free database covering all aspects of agriculture and related fields, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, earth and environmental science, soil science, pesticides, and natural resources.

Audubon's Birds of America: Digital copy available from the University of Pittsburgh.

BAMONA: Enlargeable images and descriptive information (life histories, wing spans, habitats, etc.) about butterflies and moths in North America.

BIODIDAC: A bank of digital images, video, and animations that can be used and adapted for teaching Biology.

The Biology Project: online interactive learning materials from the University of Arizona.

BioMed Central: Over 100 Open Access journals covering all areas of Biology and Medicine.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Identification, life histories, range maps, conservation status, sounds, and videos for 550+ species of birds.

Encyclopedia of Life (EOL): Information on the world's living creatures.

Entrez: the Life Sciences Database: metasearcher for all NCBI online resources, including PubMed, PubChem, online books, LocatorPlus, OMIM and the genome, protein, and nucleotide databases
Kennedy Institute of Ethics: Search for books and articles on bioethics; request a custom bibliography; retrieve a bibliography on a bioethics topic; and find publications, organizations, and links.

PLOS Biology: Peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLoS).

Royal Society Archives: Search the publications of the Royal Society, back to 1665; historic (pre 1940s) material available free online. - Biology & Nature: Authoritative science Web sites and hard-to-access scientific databases.
Tree of Life: A collaborative effort of biologists from around the world, the project provides information about the diversity of organisms on Earth, their evolutionary history (phylogeny), and characteristics.

WildFinder: Mapping the World's Species: Map-driven, searchable database of 26,000+ animal species worldwide. Discover where species live or explore wild places to find out what species live there.

WolframAlpha Life Sciences: Find information on plant and animal species, analyze proteins, visualize metabolic pathways, and more. (TIP: anywhere you see a >>, click for more examples.)