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Best Bet Databases in Biology
  • BIOSIS (Web of Science) A Best Bet database
    Scholarly articles in biology. Essential source for research in biology. 1985-present.
    Also Known As
    • BIOSIS Previews (Web of Science)
    • BIOSIS Citation Index (Web of Science)
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  • Scopus A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and conference papers on any topic in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Includes cited references and h-index information. 1996-present for cited reference searching; partial coverage, without references, to 1823.
    Former Web of Science/Web of Knowledge Users: Scopus has several guides available to help you learn how to use its many functions. Please check the details section for links.
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  • Zoological Record A Best Bet database
    Scholarly articles on zoology, including the ecology, taxonomy and biology of living and fossil animals. Source is authoritative and covers the world literature. Also includes indexing for books, reports, meetings and journals. 1864 – current.
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  • PubMed A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles about health and medicine, nursing, audiology, and biology. PubMed includes the MEDLINE database, but has newer content and additional life science journals. PubMed is late 1940s-current. 1940s-current.
    Also Known As
    • Medline via PubMed
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  • Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) A Best Bet database
    Scholarly articles in the science, technology and management of marine and freshwater environments. 1971-current.
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