Biology

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...

Publications from WU Biology Dept., Feb. 2018

By Ruth Lewis on February 27, 2018

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Bonebrake TC, Brown CJ, Bell JD, Blanchard JL, Chauvenet A, Champion C, Chen IC, Clark TD, Colwell RK, Danielsen F, Dell AI, Donelson JM, Evengård B, Ferrier S, Frusher S, Garcia RA, Griffis RB, Hobday AJ, Jarzyna MA, Lee E, Le...

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Biology books and ebooks added in Feb. 2018

By Ruth Lewis on February 26, 2018

5-HT2A Receptors in the Central Nervous System Bruno P. Guiard, Giuseppe Di Giovanni The Receptors 32 Springer ebook Advances in Botanical Research, v.84: Secondary Endosymbiosis Science Direct Advances in Botanical Research, v.85: Plastid Genome Evolution Science Direct Advances in Botanical Res...

News and notes for biology, Jan. 2018

By Ruth Lewis on January 31, 2018

Attention undergraduate and graduate students: Enter WU Libraries’ Student Essay Contest for a Chance to Win Cash. Submission deadline: March 2. Tips for more effective searching in Becker Medical Library Catalog: Search Tip: If at first you don’t succeed… As you probably know, Becker Medical Lib...

Dimensions, a new citation database from Digital Science

By Ruth Lewis on January 31, 2018

The Dimensions web site is full of information about different aspects of this resource. Free searching is available at app.dimensions.ai/discover/publication. It covers 89 million publication records, 870 million citations, 50 million Altmetric mentions and about 20 million research profiles. Yo...