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Biological Sciences: Databases & Journals

Resource Guide to UB Resources in the Biological Sciences
Last Updated: May 15, 2024 2:31 PM

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  1. Databases & Journals
  2. Review Journals
  3. How to Read Scientific Literature
  4. Other Biological Sciences Resources @ UB

Databases & Journals

The most frequently used biological sciences databases are listed below. Use databases to find journals, peer-reviewed articles, substances, syntheses, properties, conference proceedings, patents, technical reports and other publications. 

If you are unsure of where to start, contact your librarian (Amanda McCormick).  

Annual Review Journals

Annual Review Journals provide articles that summarize current research and are a great introduction to a new topic.

Biological science topics: Annual Review of Biochemistry; Annual Review of Biomedical Data Science; Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering; Annual Review of Biophysics; Annual Review of Cancer Biology; Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology; Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics; Annual Review of Environment and Resources; Annual Review of Genetics; Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics; Annual Review of Immunology; Annual Review of Microbiology; Annual Review of Neuroscience; Annual Review of Plant Biology; Annual Review of Virology

Biological Sciences Resources @ UB

Scientific Literature

These blog posts provide a quick and solid overview of scientific literature. 

This article teaches a logical and orderly approach to reading a scientific publication. 

In this Science column, researchers share their tips and tricks for reading scientific articles.

Science News and Research

Sciences Librarian

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