Subject Guides: Biology

Scholarly Journal Articles

ScienceDirect College Edition Health and Life Sciences, Physical Sciences
A database of 1000+ full-text Elsevier journals in the areas of health, life, and physical sciences. information about this database

Over 1,700 journals from Springer-Verlag with coverage from 1997 to present. Subjects covered focus on the natural sciences, but also include significant titles in behavioral sciences, humanities, social sciences and law.

PubMed (Medline)
A database of citations and abstracts (with some links to full-text articles) in the fields of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care. information about this database

A database of citations to scientific literature primarily focusing on agriculture (including books, articles, and online resources) created by the National Agriculture Library. information about this database

Google Scholar - Biology, Medicine, and Life Sciences

Google Scholar

Type a search term in the box above to search the Biology, Life Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacology, and Veterinary Science sections of Google Scholar.

Popular Magazine and News Articles

LexisNexis Academic
Full text of thousands of newspapers, magazines, broadcast transcripts, business publications, legal materials, and more. information about this database

Science Daily
News articles, videos, and images in the subjects of health, math, and the sciences.

Additional Databases

Academic Search Premier
Full text access to scholarly and non-scholarly publications in a wide variety of disciplines and subject areas. information about this database

Citations and abstracts from scientific, professional and academic journals in a wide range of academic areas. information about this database

Full text of scholarly journals from most academic disciplines. Coverage is from the inception of the journal through three to five years ago. information about this database

A database with some full text articles covering various academic subjects including general sciences, humanities, social sciences, and business. information about this database

Indexes scientific literature (journal articles, books, technical reports, etc.) on nonhuman primates. information about this database

Library Catalogs

Trexler Library Catalog
To search for items held at Trexler Library, use the Trexler Library Catalog. Items listed in the catalog include books, journals, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, audiobooks, government documents, and more.

Search catalogs from libraries across the country and around the globe.  Items owned by Trexler Library show a Muhlenberg College Library icon.  Request items not owned by Trexler Library directly through WorldCat using the ILL (Interlibrary Loan) button. Items generally take 2-10 days to arrive.

Online Reference Sources

Credo Reference Online
Provides access to a collection of aggregated and integrated reference books from high-quality publishers.

Print Reference Sources

Wheater's Functional Histology : A Text and Colour Atlas
Call Number: Trexler Library Main Collection 611.018 W556f


Center for Disease Control and Prevention Website
Health and safety information from the CDC

Intute: Agriculture, Food, and Forestry
Directory of high quality web content related to Agriculture, Food, and Forestry.  All sources are selected and annotated by subject specialists.

Intute: Biological Sciences
Directory of high quality web content related to the Biological Sciences.  All sources are selected and annotated by subject specialists.

Medline Plus
Health information from National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles.

The NCBI Entrez Taxonomy Homepage
A database with taxonomy information on bacteria, archaea, eukaryota, viroids, and viruses

Images and Other Media

Medical Images: Virtual Slidebox, University of Iowa
Images of Histology slides

Medical Images; Duke University Medical Center Library
A subject guide providing links to medical image Web sites

The Internet Pathology Laboratory
Pathology images on the web

Other Items of Interest

Interlibrary Loan
The Interlibrary Loan Office service provides access to materials not owned by Muhlenberg College. Interlibrary loan service supports the study and research needs of Muhlenberg College students, faculty, staff, alumni/ae, and some affiliates.

Ulrichs Web Periodicals Directory
Ulrich's Directory is a database that provides bibliographic information on international periodicals as well as some reviews and information on if a journal is peer reviewed (also called refereed) or not.