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Biological Sciences

Recommended library resources in Biology.

SmartSearch Advanced



When searching for multi-disciplinary research a good place to start is with the

ADVANCED search option of SMART SEARCH

See also this interactive tutorial for basic resource searching using WSU's SmartSearch:

Finding Articles Using SmartSearch

Reading Scientific Literature

Click on this image (or click HERE) for a high-quality interactive and brief tutorial describing efficient strategies for reading through scientific research on your topics - usually takes about 10-15 minutes and may save you lots of time!

Opening page of tutorial

Searching Scientific Literature Research Guide

Scientific Research and Publication Cycle

Databases for finding journal articles relating to Biological Science

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Consult this guide for detailed considerations and search strategies in scientific literature research:


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