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- Biology Literature Search Help
- Ruth's Research Guides
- Library intro for grad students
- Bio112: Problem Based Learning in Biology
- PreFreshman Summer Scholars Workshop
- Bio4031: Biological Clocks
- Bio280 DNA: a Hands-On Workshop
- Bio3191: Molecular Mechanisms in Development: Suggestions for Literature Search for Paper Assignment
- Bio3501: Evolution: Suggestions for Literature Review (for Term Paper assignment)
- Bio3651: Med-Prep (formerly EM-STAR): Library Tips
- Bio 393: Practical Skills in Environmental Ecology Research
- Bio419: Ecology: Suggestion from Library for Term Paper
- Bio 458: Readings and Research in Biomedical Sciences - Handout
- Educ400: Selected Topics in the History of Science Education: Some Library Starting Points
- General Studies 121: Researching Research
- Genetics Ethics Law and Policy, Fall 2011 Seminar course in Law
- Research Help - general pages, not focused on life sciences.
- Library Lingo from Bio14: Library Research, Tufts University.
- Where can I Find Listings of Book Chapters. In addition to sites listed on this page, both the Catalog to Danforth Campus Libraries and MOBIUS Catalog also include some KEYWORD-searchable contents/chapter titles of books.
- How to know where to browse. LC
Q - Q [pdf] - R - R [pdf] - S - S [pdf]
How to know where to browse at the Medical School Library. National Library of Medicine (NLM) Classification
- How to Read a Paper Full-text collection of articles from British Medical Journal
Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Education
- Includes tutorials on
BLAST and on searching in Entrez systems, such as, Nucleotide,
Structure databases, and other helpful bioinformatics links.
- Bioinformatics Tutorials - from European Bioinformatics Institute
- Plant Genome Databases - a Tutorial
- Ten Reasons Why the Internet is No Substitute for a Library, by Mark Herring, American Libraries, April 2001, pp. 76-78.
- Includes tutorials on BLAST and on searching in Entrez systems, such as, Nucleotide, PubMed and Molecular Structure databases, and other helpful bioinformatics links.
- A Student's Guide to the Medical Literature - tutorial, statistics glossary, critical appraisal guide, from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center library
- Bookmark or create links to PUBMED records or searches
- Saving a Search Strategy in PubMed, using My NCBI
- BioMail - a free service to regularly get new references from PubMed sent to your email; also includes some other free alert sites.
- Web of Science
- Connect to database; click on Help - Search; read about InfoMark's.
- Instructions on Linking to JSTOR articles
- Find it!
- Medline - Pubmed & Ovid Online
- Web of Science
- OCLC FirstSearch databases
- SciFinder Scholar
- Using the Biological Literature: Web Resources, from Using the Biological Literature, 3rd ed.
- National Library of Medicine Guide to Finding Health Information and NLM Health InfoQuest - Suggestions on how to find information on particular types of questions; created by the National Library of Medicine. Topics include Cancer - Diseases, Disorders, Conditions - Health Care Providers - Health Statistics - Homework Assignments - Medical and Assistive Devices - News - Parenting - Prescription Drugs / Dietary Supplements - Procedures and Therapeutic Options - Support and Discussion Groups - Terminology - Tests.
- NLM Frequently Asked Reference Questions
- Current Bibliographies in Medicine; resource lists and bibliographies from the National Library of Medicine.
- Bibliographies and resource guides from the National Agricultural Library.
- Internet Public Library : Pathfinders, including Finding Statistics, Animal Species Classification, and Endangered Species