BIOL 212: Finding Articles

For your research paper, you'll be expected to find information sources, or evidence, that supports your claims.  This evidence will be published in periodicals - news, magazine, and academic or scholarly journals.  These articles are found in databases.   Databases can have BOTH scholarly and non-scholarly articles. 

Biological Abstracts 
A complete collection of bibliographic references covering life science and biomedical research literature published from more than 4,000 journals internationally.
Coverage: 1969 - current

Academic Search Premier
This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.

Coverage: 1975 - current

Google Scholar

Click on "Get-It! @ CSUSM" to access our library journals

NOTE: If you are off-campus, you must log into Google Scholar through the library website or "Get-It" will not show up.

Other places to look: Biology Research Databases

 

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