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*Biology Research Guides   About *Biology Research Guides  All Users
Try these specialized guides created by Donna Braquet, UT's Life Sciences Librarian, for the best databases, reference sources, and assistance finding the sources you need. Donna Braquet, Research Services,, 974-0016.

ASM Complete eBook Collection 1993-2013   About ASM Complete eBook Collection  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Includes a few 2014 eBooks.

Biology Databases thru Web of Science   About Biology Databases thru Web of Science  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Search several top biological sciences databases simultaneously: Biological Abstracts, CABI, Zoological Record, Food Science and Technology Abstracts, and Web of Science. Each database may be searched individually also.

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Encyclopedia of Life Sciences   About Encyclopedia of Life Sciences  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Concentrates primarily on the molecular and cellular life sciences, including biochemical topics, methods and techniques. Applied areas of science are also included on a selective basis, as are biographies and general interest articles on ethics and the history of science.

Journal Citation Reports 1999-2013   About Journal Citation Reports  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Uses citation data from over 8,400 journals (over 3,000 publishers worldwide) to evaluate and compare scholarly journals.

Medline / PubMed 1948+   About Medline / PubMed  All Users
Essential database for biomedicine. Includes citations from MEDLINE and for biomedical articles in life science journals. A product of the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
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SciFinder 1907+   About SciFinder  UTK Users (w/NetID)
The primary database for searching the chemical literature. Registration is required. You will need use your e- mail address to create your SciFinder username and password. Visit SciFinder Help to learn more.

TAIR: The Arabidopsis Information Resource   About TAIR: The Arabidopsis Information Resource  UTK Users (w/NetID)
The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) maintains a database of genetic and molecular biology data for the model higher plant Arabidopsis thaliana . Data available from TAIR includes the complete genome sequence along with gene structure, gene product information, gene expression, DNA and seed stocks, genome maps, genetic and physical markers, publications, and information about the Arabidopsis research community. Gene product function data is updated every week from the latest published research literature and community data submissions. TAIR also provides extensive linkouts from our data pages to other Arabidopsis resources.

Web of Science 1900+   About Web of Science  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Citation index for sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Includes Conference Proceedings Citation Index and Book Citation Index. Journals indexed in Web of Science.
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Agricola (National Agricultural Library- NAL) 1970+   About Agricola  (National Agricultural Library- NAL)  All Users
Index to materials in agriculture and related fields; produced by the National Agricultural Library (NAL).

Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS)   About Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS)  All Users
The Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS) database contains over 57,000 records describing publications and research projects about northern Canada.

Biological Abstracts 1926+   About Biological Abstracts  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Click 'All Databases' tab to search top biological sciences databases simultaneously: Bio Abs, Web of Science, Zoological Record, and CABI.
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BioOne Abstracts & Indexes via Proquest 1998 - current   About BioOne Abstracts & Indexes via Proquest  UTK Users (w/NetID)
This database is an indexed and fully-searchable collection of abstracts developed by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), the University of Kansas, the Greater Western Library Alliance and Allen Press. It provides a unique aggregation of nearly 100 high-impact bioscience research journals from around 70 publishers.

Birds of North America Online   About Birds of North America Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides detailed scientific information for each of the 716 species of birds nesting in the USA and Canada.

CAB Abstracts 1910+   About CAB Abstracts  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Need help? 1) See CAB Quick Reference Card Guide to Searching or 2) Improve the quality of your search with the CAB Thesaurus or 3) Training sessions are also available from WOK or from the librarians at Pendergrass Library.

CQ Researcher 1923+   About CQ Researcher  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Contains reports about current and controversial issues. Excellent for finding overviews, pros/cons and lists of key resources.

Current Protocols in Bioinformatics 2002+   About Current Protocols in Bioinformatics  UTK Users (w/NetID)
This is a source of bioinformatics protocols for life scientists.

Current Protocols in Cell Biology 1998+   About Current Protocols in Cell Biology  UTK Users (w/NetID)
An essential reference for researchers who study the relationship between specific molecules and genes and their location, function and structure at the cellular level.

Current Protocols in Cytometry 1997+   About Current Protocols in Cytometry  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A "best practices" collection that distills and organizes the latest techniques from the top cytometry labs and specialists worldwide. It is the most complete set of peer-reviewed protocols for flow and image cytometry available.

Current Protocols in Food Analytical Chemistry   About Current Protocols in Food Analytical Chemistry  UTK Users (w/NetID)

Current Protocols in Immunology 1991+   About Current Protocols in Immunology  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A "best-practices" collection that provides comprehensive coverage of immunological methods from classic to the cutting edge: the most sophisticated protocols in immunology today.

Current Protocols in Microbiology   About Current Protocols in Microbiology  UTK Users (w/NetID)

Current Protocols in Molecular Biology 1987+   About Current Protocols in Molecular Biology  UTK Users (w/NetID)

Current Protocols in Neuroscience   About Current Protocols in Neuroscience  UTK Users (w/NetID)

Current Protocols in Protein Science 1995+   About Current Protocols in Protein Science  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides protein scientists, biochemists, molecular biologists, geneticists, and others with the first comprehensive suite of protocols for protein structures and functions in living organisms.

Database of the Smokies (DOTS) 1935 to present   About Database of the Smokies (DOTS)  All Users
UT Libraries free online database of books, articles, and government documents on the Great Smoky Mountains region of Tennessee and North Carolina. Some full-text content.

Encyclopedia of Cell Technology   About Encyclopedia of Cell Technology  UTK Users (w/NetID)
The Encyclopedia of Cell Technology provides complete coverage of all aspects of both animal and plant cultures. Coverage includes ethical and regulatory issues; the basic science of cells and cell culture; techniques and equipment used in growing cultures and harvesting product; product development and classification; licensing and patenting, as well as the history of cell technology.

Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology   About Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology  UTK Users (w/NetID)
The Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology is derived from the four volume print work containing nearly 1,000 articles covering a wide variety of disciplines including genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, oncology, and infectious disease.

Environment Abstracts 1975+   About Environment Abstracts  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Environment Abstracts (formerly Environment Abstracts published by LexisNexis) encompasses all aspects of the impact of people and technology on the environment and the effectiveness of remedial policies and technologies. As of 1994, the database also provides expanded coverage of energy-related issues.

Fish, fisheries, & aquatic biodiversity worldwide (FFAB) 1971+   About Fish, fisheries, & aquatic biodiversity worldwide (FFAB)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Index to literature on fisheries, aquaculture, and related topics. Companion database to Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide . Limited to 1 simultaneous user.

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Official Methods of Analysis   About Official Methods of Analysis  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Authoritative source of analytical methods for both agricultural and food products used worldwide and is a full-text searchable database capable of searching by method title or number as well as from the table of contents and the index. The database contains over 2,800 collaboratively tested, internationally recognized methods and 222 new and modified methods.

Oxford University Press Journals   About Oxford University Press Journals  UTK Users (w/NetID)

University of Tennessee Herbarium   About University of Tennessee Herbarium  All Users
A collection of images of bryophytes, fungi and vascular plants.

Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide   About Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide (1935 & earlier to present) is the world's largest index to literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Limited to 1 simultaneous user.

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Zoological Record 1864+   About Zoological Record  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Ranges from biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences.
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