FAST Start Here!


  • Biological Abstracts is your database - the place to start when you need life science and biomedical research literature.
    • Offers complete coverage of life science and biomedical research literature for more than 4,000 journals going back as far as 1926.
  • PubMed is a great resource for medical articles
  • Web of Science offers citation tracking and covers a broad range of journals.
  •  Academic Search Complete is a good general database.

Need to FIND A BOOK? 

  • Go to the Library's Web Site and select the Books drop-down menu option in the Library Search.

Questions? Problems? 

  • Contact me (see contact information below)
  • Use StarFish to check my schedule and make an appointment
  • Call the Reference Desk at 777-4629
  • Click on the "Ask a Librarian" link on the bottom right of this web page

CREDO Online Reference Collection

CREDO Reference is an online full text collection of dictionaries and encyclopedias.  CREDO offers different ways to search and view your results.  Below is a link in a visual format to the field of Biology that enables the searcher to see a visual concept of the idea he/she is searching. The searcher can click on a subtopic on a topic page that will make the subtopic the focus of your search. Watch the right column to see print documents that support the visual search.

Author's information

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Laura Egan
Chester Fritz Library, Rm 235