This is a guide to resources for biology students. It will help you find books, articles, and websites on the topics recommended for your assignments.
On this page are links to databases for finding secondary sources, and some primary (original research) reports.
General directions for searching for books, primary source articles, and data sets are on the Advanced Searching page, accessed from the button at left.
The following databases are recommended for beginning your research on a topic.
Search engine for scholarly resources available on the web, including articles and book chapters. Some are free full-text and some are not; links to Ivy Tech databases when articles are available there
Search back issues of scholarly journals in arts, humanities, and social science disciplines, as well as business, finance, and health science fields; capture titles that cross discipline boundaries. Dates from the 1700s on, with a lag of more than one year. Allows advanced searching.
MEDLINE with Full Text provides the authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences found on MEDLINE, plus the database provides full text for more than 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE.