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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Call Number locations for Biology Books in Science Library

  • QH - Natural History - Biology
  • QK - Botany
  • QL - Zoology
  • QM - Human Anatomy
  • QP - Physiology
  • QR - Microbiology

Biology Research Quick Start

Need to find biology information? Here's the place to start.

Use the searches and links below to jump into Wesleyan Library's resources in this area. Need more? Browse the tabs across the top of this page. For more extensive research needs, you can ask for a personal research session with a librarian.

Books: Search for print books and e-books using the Library Catalog search:


Articles: Search for scholarly articles using the databases listed in the box below.

Locating a Known Article: Search for the title of the periodical that the article was published in to see if we have access:


Finding Journal Articles

These tools (indexes and databases) allow you to search the journal literature for a specific topic. See the Find Articles tab for full list of biology indexes and databases.

  • Biosis Previews  
    BIOSIS Previews is a multidisciplinary index to life science, ecology and biomedical research. Wesleyan's access starts with 1969 through the most recent data. BIOSIS Previews includes the contents of Biological Abstracts, Biological Abstracts/RRM, and BioResearch Index.
  • Science Citation Index Expanded  
    Cited references to articles, book chapters, books, and papers in the fields of science and technology, including agriculture, neuroscience, medicine, physics, astronomy, biochemistry, biology, plant sciences, computer science, and behavioral sciences.

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