Biology

Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference, UMSL, September 28-29

By Ruth Lewis on July 20, 2017

Keynotes, program and preregistration are now available for Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference, a St. Louis regional conference, Sept. 28-29, 2017. “FTTC is an annual two-day regional conference held on the UMSL campus that hosts faculty, staff, and students from universities, c...

News and notes for biology, June 2017

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2017

Biologists debate how to license preprints, Flood of online manuscripts generates confusion about terms for distribution and reuse. Nature doi:10.1038/nature.2017.22161 Canary Haz, another browser plugin to seek fulltext; more info: Introducing Canary Haz: discovering article PDFs with one click....

Publications from WU Biology dept., June, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2017

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Aguilar-Hernández V, Kim DY, Stankey RJ, Scalf M, Smith LM, Vierstra RD. 2017. Mass Spectrometric Analyses Reveal a Central Role for Ubiquitylation in Remodeling the Arabidopsis Proteome During Photomorphogenesis. Mol Plant 10(...

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Biology best sellers, Sept. 2016-June 2017

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2017

Biology, June 2017 | Best Sellers, September 2016 to June 2017 as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local copies when available. The Book That Changed America: How Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation Fuller, Randall Viking 2017. ISBN 9780525428336. $2...

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Biology books and ebooks added, June 2017

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2017

Across the Alps in Prehistory: Isotopic Mapping of the Brenner Passage by Bioarchaeology Gisela Grupe, Andrea Grigat, George C. McGlynn Springer ebook Advances in Bioenergy, v.1 Yebo Li; Xumeng Ge Safari Tech ebooks Advances in Botanical Research, v.83: Phytoremediation Science Direct Advances in...

Thoughts about Sci-Hub and “easy” access

By Ruth Lewis on June 23, 2017

Sci-Hub has been in the news this month. US court grants Elsevier millions in damages from Sci-Hub Nature News & Comment; and publishers “welcome” this, e.g., The Association of American Publishers Welcomes Major Judgment Against “Sci-Hub” Pirate Site and International Publishers ...

News and notes for biology, May 2017

By Ruth Lewis on May 31, 2017

BMC Biology becomes the first specialist biology journal to offer Registered Reports; The scientific Odyssey: Pre-registering the voyage, by Miranda Robertson on BMC blog. You may remember that Brian Nosek talked about Registered Reports when he was here in March. Registered Reports at Center for...

Publications from WU Biology dept., May, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on May 31, 2017

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Botero CA, Harmon LJ, Atkinson Q. 2016. The promise and limits of eco-evolutionary studies of human culture. Religion, Brain and Behavior 7(2):153-155. doi.org/10.1080/2153599X.2015.1132249 [WU does not subscribe]. Douglas TE, ...

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Biology books and ebooks added May 2017

By Ruth Lewis on May 30, 2017

Adipose Tissue Biology 2nd ed. 2017 Michael E. Symonds Springer ebooks Advances in Insect Physiology, v.52: Insect Immunity Edited by Petros Ligoxygakis Science Direct Advances in Research on Fertilization Management of Vegetable Crops Francesco Tei, Silvana Nicola, Paolo Benincasa Advances in Ol...