Biology journals & ejournals

News and notes for biology, July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2018

Farewell and thanks! This is probably my last post on this blog. Retirement will be a new chapter for me; I’m not entirely sure what it will hold yet but I’m looking forward to finding out! Rob McFarland has been named interim biology subject liaison to work with your collection reque...

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...

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...

Emergent Scientist

By Alison Verbeck on October 10, 2017

EDP Sciences announced the recent launch of Emergent Scientist, an innovative new open access journal that puts young scientists at its heart. The journal was born out of the 2016 International Physicists’ Tournament (IPT), and is supported by the French Physics Society and the French Acade...

Ejournal and database news for biology, January 2017

By Ruth Lewis on January 30, 2017

Wiley negotiations: We now have university-wide access to all of the Wiley electronic journals subscribed to by either Becker Library or University Libraries. More info: Announcing Cross-Campus Access to Wiley E-Journals. Becker Medical Library Catalog and ejournals lists have been updated. WU Li...

News and notes for biology, November 2016

By Ruth Lewis on November 30, 2016

Journal news: Nature Ecology & Evolution, v.1, 2017+ is on order. Free access is available for several articles already. WU Libraries have now purchased the entire backfile access to Scientific American, 1845-present. Enjoy! We have also added JSTOR Arts & Sciences X Collection. More in...

News and notes for biology, April 2016

By Ruth Lewis on April 28, 2016

New open access journal from Springer: Energy, Ecology and Environment, Feb. 2016+ Biodiversity Heritage Library: the year long celebration of the 10th anniversary of Biodiversity Heritage Library was kicked off this month. #BHLat10 on twitter is a way to follow some of the announcements. I learn...

New journal available – Matters – single observation publishing

By Ruth Lewis on March 30, 2016

I’ve been seeing information about this new journal, Matters or sometimes called Science Matters, for a few months now but there finally seem to be some “articles” available now: Matters, Feb. 2016+; open access. The “Why Matters” page on the journal website reads, “Observations...

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Biology book and serials budget; serials review 2017 – feedback needed

By Ruth Lewis on March 29, 2016

Are there books the library needs to buy? Our FY16 book budget still has some money remaining. All orders need to be placed before May 2, 2016. So if you have been holding book requests, NOW is the time to send them to Ruth [rlewis@wustl.edu] so they can be acquired with fy16 funds. Serials Revie...