Biology

Ovid databases, ebook and ejournals now available

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2018

Starting July 1, 2018, Ovid will no longer require a Username and Password to access and will be available to all WU users. In addition to databases (Ovid Medline and Health and Psychosocial Instruments), it will include over 1000 fulltext ebooks and over 500 fulltext ejournals. Many thanks to Be...

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Physiology, Jun 2018 | Best Sellers

By Ruth Lewis on June 28, 2018

Physiology, Jun 2018 | Best Sellers, August 2017 to June 28, 2018 as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local copies when available. Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams Walker, Matthew Scribner 2017. ISBN 9781501144318. $27 Why You Eat What You...

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Biology books and ebooks added June 2018

By Ruth Lewis on June 25, 2018

I welcome your requests and suggestions for library acquisitions. Email Ruth at rlewis@wustl.edu or use forms, Recommend a Purchase for the Library or Recommend a Journal Purchase or Cancellation. Please specify format when you have a preference. ABCs of Gene Cloning 3rd ed. 2018 Dominic W. S. Wo...

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Best sellers in Zoology and Botany, July 2017-May 2018

By Ruth Lewis on May 31, 2018

Zoology and Botany, May 2018 | Best Sellers as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local copies when available. What It’s Like To Be a Dog: And Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience Berns, Gregory Basic Books: Perseus 2017. ISBN 9780465096244. $28 The Rise of M...

News and notes for biology, May 2018

By Ruth Lewis on May 31, 2018

Interesting experiment in open access publication and trying to move science more quickly: microPublication Biology has been going for a few years. I just received their microPublicaion Biology Newsletter no. 1, May 2018, so perhaps they are working on expansion. The WU Chemistry Library is close...

Publications from WU Biology Dept., May 2018

By Ruth Lewis on May 31, 2018

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Bar-Zvi S, Lahav A, Harris D, Niedzwiedzki DM, Blankenship RE, Adir N. 2018. Structural heterogeneity leads to functional homogeneity in A. marina phycocyanin. Biochim Biophys Acta 1859(7):544-553. PubMed abstract & fulltex...

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Biology books and ebooks added May 2018

By Ruth Lewis on May 30, 2018

I welcome your requests and suggestions for library acquisitions. Email Ruth at rlewis@wustl.edu or use forms, Recommend a Purchase for the Library or Recommend a Journal Purchase or Cancellation. Please specify format when you have a preference. Accelerated Path to Cures Josep Bassaganya-Riera S...

New BrowZine Web Features

By Alison Verbeck on May 30, 2018

Now you can share an article with a colleague through BrowZine.  Under the Share option in BrowZine Web, users may click “Copy Link to Article.” With these links, BrowZine automatically routes to the correct source.  If the user is off campus or even affiliated with another institutio...

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...