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Biology Research Guide

Learn about conducting research on biology using PCC Library resources.

Recommended Databases for Biology

The following databases contain scholarly/peer-reviewed articles, and more:

Looking for more databases to choose from?
Check out PCC Library's full list of databases on the A-Z Database List page.

Biology Journals

PCC Library subscribes to a number of biology journals, including specific titles on general biology, biophysics, microbiology, and more.


Browse Biology Journals

Browse a list of:

Or, browse chemistry journals by sub-discipline:

Search for Biology Journals

Users may also search for specific journals using the library's Journals Search (useful for when you know the specific journal you're looking for) by following these steps:

  • From the Journals Search page, type in the name of your journal (for example, Journal of Biological Education), and hit Enter
  • The page will display a list of results
  • To access a journal:
    • Click on a journal's title
    • Then, click on a link within the View Online section

Screencast displays the steps in searching for a specific journal title, as described above, on loop.

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Open Access Databases & Journals