Biological Sciences information resources: Books & articles

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Find books and ebooks in the Library Catalogue.

Tip: Check out the advanced searching tips on the Catalogue Search Guide.

Journal articles

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    Biomedical and health literature. MEDLINE is available on several interfaces.
  • Web of Science
    Multidisciplinary database covering the sciences; provides citation counts, journal impact factors, and more. 
  • Zoological Record 
    Comprehensive index to animal research, covering a wide range of subjects including biodiversity, conservation, environmental science, marine and freshwater biology, parasitology, and new laboratory and field techniques.
  • See all BISC databases
Having a hard time decoding journal abbreviations? Use UBC's Journal Abbreviation search tool to figure out the full title of a journal from its abbreviation.

E.g. Clin. Pharmacol. Drug Dev. is the Clinical Pharmacology in Drug Development.