This guide identifies information resources useful to general biology including databases, news, and other reference sources. Helpful links for determining journal abbreviations are also provided.
U.S. agriculture literature citations, 1970-.
- Biobase Help
Online help from the Biobase vendor.
- Biobase Knowledge Library
Gene regulation and protein related databases.
- BIOSIS Previews
(Biological Abstracts) International biology and botany abstracts. Coverage begins in 1926.
- BIOSIS Previews tutorial
Online help from BIOSIS Previews vendor.
- CAB Abstracts
Database for agriculture and applied biology citations and abstracts. International in coverage.
- Darwin Online
Complete publications of Charles Darwin.
- EcoSal - Escherichia coli and Salmonella: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Escherichia coli and Salmonella: cellular and molecular biology.
Journal article recommendations from faculty around the U.S.
- Fish, Fisheries & Aquatic Biodiversity Worldwide
Citations in ichthyology, fisheries, aquaculture and marine biology, encompassing the culture, propagation, genetics, behavior, ecology and habitat of aquaculture species.
- General Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
Citations to popular, major English-language journals and magazines.
Can be used to find Next-Generation sequencing services in academic or commercial organizations.
- Google Scholar
Search results complement BIOSIS Previews results. Use Yale Fulltext links and note "Cited by" numbers. If no Yale Fulltext link appears try a manual search in Orbis; not all Yale library online content is reflected by the Yale Fulltext icon.
- Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry
2012, 29th edition, from McGraw Hill Medical.
- MEDLINE (Ovid)
Medical literature citations, 1946-.
- Nucleotide Database
DNA and RNA sequences, from the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Biomedical literature citations.
- PubMed Tutorial
Online help from database provider.
Popular, free aggaregating service with 45 million abstracts and 10 million full-text papers. Can be browsed by subject area. Content is 34% biology and 29% medicine. From ReserchGate GmbH in Berlin, Germany.
Interdisciplinary database with citing links 1996-.
- Web of Science
Includes Science Citation Index. Cited reference searching, interdisciplinary, core journals covered, internatinal, 1900-.
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