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Welcome to the Biology Resource Guide!

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You have come to the right place! This guide is your one-stop shop for information on books, journal articles, databases,
and citation guides related to biology. Have additional questions? Contact the Reference Librarian at ex. 474  for additional assistance!

Selected Biology Resources

PubMed is a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Institutes of Health. It has been developed by the National Center for Biotechnolgy Information at the NLM, and is available free online. PubMed has approximately 19 million citations.

NIH Office of Science Policy
"The NIH Office of Science Policy (OSP) promotes progress in the biomedical research enterprise through the development of sound and comprehensive policies. OSP also is the primary policy adviser to the NIH Director on matters of significance to the agency, the research community, and the public." From

NCBI Bookshelf
Free access to 700+ texts in life science and healthcare. Users can browse, retrieve, and read content. Provided by
the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health.

National Academy of Sciences
In addition to the National Academy of Sciences, this site includes information about the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. Overall, the site has scientific information on topics including the physical sciences, life and earth sciences, medicine and health, education and science and technology policy.

Protein Databank
The Protein Databank (PDB) is an archive of experimentally determined 3-dimensional structures of biological macromolecules, serving a global community of researchers, educators, and students.

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