Library databases contain a wide range of information sources including e-books, book chapters, news articles, scholarly journal articles, research studies, and more. When researching a biology lab topic, search for information within the library's Biology databases.
Within a database, use the Advanced Search page to enter your search terms, choose your Boolean Operators (AND, OR, NOT), and select the peer-reviewed option:
After selecting an article from your results page, use the database tools to save, help cite, or email the article to yourself:
Remember, if you need to locate a specific article, you can use Full Text Finder to track it down using the article's citation information. Start by searching for the name of the journal/publication. Then, select the listed database that has access to it. Inside that database, you can search for the title of the article that you want.
Use Full Text Finder to locate an article using its citation.
Nadell, C.D., Bassler, B.L., & Levin, S.A. (2008). Observing bacteria through the lens of social evolution. Journal of Biology, 7(27), 1-4. https:/doi.org/10.1186/jbiol87
STEP 1: On the Library's main page click Full Text Finder.
STEP 2: In Full Text Finder enter the name of the journal and click Search.
STEP 3: On the results page, select a database that includes the article year of publication.
STEP 4: Finally, log in to the database and locate the article by title.