Biology Databases

For a full list of databases, use the OhioLINK Databases menu.  You can select the appropriate database by typesubject, and name.

Off-campus students and faculty: To use the following resources from off campus, you must have your Tartan Card number (all 9 digits) for authentication. If a database has the words "off campus" next to the name, use that link to access it. Otherwise, just click on the name of the database. More information... 


Biological Abstracts / BIOSIS Previews | (Off campus link) - Provides abstracts and bibliographic references to worldwide biological and medical literature. IIt contains references to journal items focusing on vital biological and medical research findings, pharmacological studies, and discoveries of new organisms. BIOSIS Previews also covers international meetings, review articles, books, and monographs.

Environment Complete - Covers applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.

Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science) - This database provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in approximately 5,900 of the world's leading scholarly science and technical journals covering more than 150 disciplines. (more...) Click here for an online tutorial.

ScienceDirectA full text database covering authoritative titles from the core scientific literature, including high-impact factor titles such as THE LANCET, Cell and Tetrahedron. It also includes a historical archive of journals from 1994 and older and some online books.


Science Online - Facts on File Encyclopedia covering all aspects of the natural sciences.



Additonal OhioLINK Biology databases



General Databases

Search on biological terms to get articles and news.

Academic Search Complete  - Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.


Electronic Journal Center - 100% full text. Over seven thousand current journals, most in science and technology fields. Searchable by author, subject, & journal name.



Films on Demand

A state-of-the-art streaming video platform that uses Flash Video, Windows Media and QuickTime to show films in multiple disciplines.

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