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BIOL 230 Staples: Finding Articles

Cell & Molecular Biology


General Databases

General Databases

Academic Search Complete


Academic OneFile (Gale)

Top Journals for BIOL 230

Top Journals for Biology

Cell  Full-text available for 1974-present (one year embargo for open access). 

Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC)  Full-text available 1997-2011.  Articles must be a least a year old for full-text access.

Nature  Full-text available 1990-present (one year embargo) in ProQuest Science Journals

Science  Full-text available in JSTOR 1880-2009

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Six month embargo


See also the Public Library Of Science:  Biology for other full-text articles from open-access biology journals.

Biology Databases

Biology Databases

ProQuest Science Journals Database


Learn how to effectively search PubMed with this excellent tutorial by the National Library of Medicine. Or try the PubMedCentral Quick Start Guide.

MEDLINE database

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition database

Access Science database

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