Biology

News and notes for biology, April 2018

By Ruth Lewis on April 30, 2018

Students often come to the library for help locating a data set (often any data set loosely related to a topic) to analyze. The new data filters on Pubmed and PubMed Central may be useful for this task: Data Filters in PMC and PubMed. Nice idea? Casadevall A, Gow N. 2018. Using preprints for jour...

1findr and more on Dimensions

By Ruth Lewis on April 30, 2018

The announcement of the launch of 1findr makes me wonder how many other products like this are in the pipeline. The free version of 1findr looks useful and worth exploring. The database so far contains records of “90 million peer-reviewed journal articles”. It seems logical to me that...

Publications from WU Biology Dept., April 2018

By Ruth Lewis on April 26, 2018

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Allen GE, Baker JJW. 2017. Scientific process and social issues in biology education. Switzerland : Springer. More book info. Arp J, Götze S, Mukherji R, Mattern DJ, García-Altares M, Klapper M, Brock DA, Brakhage AA, Strassman...

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Biology books and ebooks added April 2018

By Ruth Lewis on April 26, 2018

3D Sponge-Matrix Histoculture Robert M. Hoffman Methods in Molecular Biology 1760 Springer ebooks Advances in Applied Microbiology, v.102 Science Direct Advances in Botanical Research, v.85: Plastid Genome Evolution Science Direct Advances in Botanical Research, v.86: Transgenic Plants and Beyond...

News and notes for biology, March 2018

By Ruth Lewis on March 29, 2018

Journals now available: iScience, v.1, 2018+; an interdisciplinary open access journal published by Cell Press; includes basic and applied research that advances a specific field across the life, physical, and earth sciences. Journal of Statistical Planning & Inference; we had backfile but n...

Publications from WU Biology Dept., March 2018

By Ruth Lewis on March 29, 2018

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Ben-Shahar Y. 2018. The Impact of Environmental Mn Exposure on Insect Biology. Front Genet 9:70. PubMed abstract & open access fulltext. Berdahl AM, Kao AB, Flack A, Westley PAH, Codling EA, Couzin ID, Dell AI, Biro D. 2018...

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Biology books and ebooks added March 2018

By Ruth Lewis on March 26, 2018

Abiotic Stress-Mediated Sensing and Signaling in Plants: An Omics Perspective Sajad Majeed Zargar, Mohammad Yousuf Zargar Springer ebooks Advances in Soil Microbiology: Recent Trends and Future Prospects: Volume 1: Soil-Microbe Interaction Tapan Kumar Adhya, Banwari Lal, Balaram Mohapatra, Dhiraj...

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Biology, March 2018 | Best Sellers

By Ruth Lewis on March 22, 2018

Biology, March 2018 | Best Sellers, March 2017 to March 2018 as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local catalogs when available. A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power To Control Evolution Doudna, Jennifer A. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017....

News and notes for biology, Feb. 2018

By Ruth Lewis on February 28, 2018

Unsolicited and unfamiliar invitations from publishers?: Invitation to Submit a Manuscript for Peer Review: What Should Authors Do?, a discussion of warning signs and tips from Becker Medical Librarians. NIH and Other Public Access Policies – Registration Link, this is part of Becker Librar...

Peer review and preprints in the news, Feb. 2018

By Ruth Lewis on February 28, 2018

I was sad to see PubMed Commons to be Discontinued. I had high hopes for that sort of post-publication peer review and for the possibilities of journal club discussion postings. However I am happy to see that Hypothes.is is planning on Preserving Comments from PubMed Commons. Also in the Open Sci...