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Research Guides

Biological Sciences

Class Support

The MSU Libraries is committed to helping faculty and students succeed! We have a guide that you may find helpful:

Please contact our librarians for help with your class or research needs.

Introduction

This guide is to help students and researchers identify useful resources related to biological science research. It presents library article databases, ejournals, and books that could be helpful to find information. Click on the tabs on the left to navigate throughout the guide.                                  

General Searching

Doing research? Try the following resources to begine. Click on the Research Databases tab for additional resources that may be useful for your specific research area.

Find Books

  • Online Catalog
    • Searches the collections of MSU Libraries as well as other libraries in the area
    • Useful for finding material that provide a good overview of your research topic

Find Articles

  • Scopus
    • Multidisciplinary database with a focus on engineering and science.
    • Provides nearly 100% coverage of MedLine and Engineering Village Compendex.
    • Offers tools to track, analyze, and visualize research.
  • Discovery
    • Searches most of the library's research databases and the online catalog simultaneously
    • Databases searched include Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, Computer Science Index, Environment Complete, and more!

(If the MSU Libraries does not provide access to an article or other item you need, you may request it through Interlibrary Loan.)