This is a guide to recommended library resources, in various formats, for those doing research in the program area of Biological Science. Browse through different types of resources using the left navigation.
Encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs and biologicals - provides chemical, common, generic and systematic names, molecular formulae, weights and percentage compositions, physical and toxicity data, therapeutic and commercial uses, etc.
Creating your Search:
How to search for Library resources:
Select 2-5 keywords that describe your topic. Combine them by using the connectors (boolean operators) found in the table below.
The library catalogue and databases use this type of logic to search.
online AND privacy ...results must include BOTH words used in the search
internet OR online ...results will include EITHER word from the search
NOT email ...results will NOT include the word 'email'
To search for a phrase
"privacy settings"...retrieves the enclosed words as a package
For alternate spellings
e?mail ...retrieves e-mail or email
* or $
For different word endings
protect*...retrieves protect, protection, protected, etc.
Tips for Off Campus Acess
Here are some tips for accessing Library online resources from off campus:
Use Omni Search, the search box on the Library home page
You can choose "Available online" as a filter on the results page.
When you select any online resources, you will be prompted to log in. Use your Network ID.
Access databases and publisher collections through the Library
Go to Databases A-Z to log in to collections like ScienceDirect, and Springer.
Found an article and can't access it? Here are some things you can try: