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Biology

Databases
Research Databases
AGRICOLA
Index and abstracts to articles on agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, agricultural economics, human nutrition, and environmental sciences. more information

Biological Abstracts
Index and abstracts to international journal articles in biological and medical research. Learn what fields allow you to use controlled vocabulary to get better results. more information

Electronic Book Center
Full text of over 200+ scholarly biology titles from Springer.

MEDLINE (PubMed)
Index and abstracts of journal articles in health sciences/medicine using the National Library of Medicine's PubMed search interface with LinkOut to OhioLINK full-text enabled.

MEDLINE (EBSCO)
Index and abstracts of journal articles in health sciences/medicine using EBSCO's search interface.

Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI Web of Science)
Index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the sciences. more information

Digital Media Databases
Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics, Digital Animal Sounds
Audio clips of animal sounds. more information

The Complete Works of Charles Darwin
This digital library of Darwin's writings includes over 50,000 pages of text and 40,000 images of his manuscripts and published articles. more information

Dolphin Embryo Digitized Slides
Scanned images of histological sections of dolphin embryos. more information

NBII Digital Image Library
Digital image library of plant and animal species, scenic landscapes, wildlife management, and biological fieldwork maintained by the Center for Biological Informatics of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Images.MD (Only available on-campus)
Contains more than 55,000 images from more than 90 collections ranging from allergy to urology, each accompanied by detailed and informative text contributed by more than 2,000 medical experts.

OAES Forestry Digital Photographs
Historic forestry photographs. more information

Reproductive Physiology Animations
Learning modules on human reproduction. more information

Reference Books
Electronic Titles
Electronic Reference Books (ABC-CLIO)
Click on a title to browse its table of contents or do a keyword search.

Oxford Reference, Biological Sciences
Full text reference books on Biological Sciences. Titles include: A Dictionary of Biology, The Oxford Companion to the Body, A Dictionary of Ecology, A Dictionary of Plant Sciences, A Dictionary of Scientists, and A Dictionary of Zoology. more information

Science Online
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. more information

Print Titles
Concise Encyclopedia Biology (REF QH 302.5. A2213 1996)
Covers many important biological terms including those related to zoology, botany, biochemistry, molecular biology, and more.

Encyclopedia of Bioethics (REF QH332 .E52 2004)
Five-volume encyclopedia covering ethical dilemmas that arise in professional-patient relationships, public health, human reproduction, mental health, death, genetics, environment, and more. Articles are signed and include references to other relevant articles within the encyclopedia and bibliographies for further reading.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Biology (REF QH 540.4.E52)
Three-volume encyclopedia covering important topics in environmental biology. Each article has an outline, glossary, and bibliography. Articles are generally between five and twenty pages in length.

Encyclopedia of Reproduction (REF QP 251. E48125 1998)
Four-volume encyclopedia covering all aspects of reproduction. Each article is signed, contains an outline, a glossary, cross-references, and a bibliography

Encyclopedia of Stress (REF QP 82.2.S8 E53 2000)
Three-volume encyclopedia containing 394 articles on all aspects of stress, including genetic, biochemical, physiological, and psychological. Each article is signed, contains an outline, a glossary, cross-references, and a bibliography.

Journals
Current Biology Print Titles
American Journal of Botany
Audubon
Ecology
Environment
Invertebrate Biology
Journal of Bacteriology
Journal of Immunology
Journal of Neuroscience
Journal of Wildlife Management

Current General Science Print Titles
American Journal of Science
American Scientist

Discover
Isis
Nature
Ohio Journal of Science
Science
Science News
Scientific American

Full Text Titles in the Electronic Journal Center
Agriculture title list
Biology title list
Botany title list
Cytology title list
Ecology title list
Evolution title list
Genetics title list
Microbiology title list
Reproduction title list
Zoology title list

Open Access Biology Journals
BioMed Central
Scholarly journals focused on the life sciences and biomedicine.

Public Library of Science
Scholarly journals focused on life sciences and medicine. Current titles include: PLoS Biology, PLoS Clinical Trials, PLoS Computational Biology, PLoS Genetics, PLoS Medicine, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, PLoS Pathogens.

Web Sites
Biology Online
Offers a biology forum, biology dictionary, biology tutorials, and links to useful biology websites.

The Biology Project
Contains online tutorials for learning biology. Covers biochemistry, cell biology, immunology, molecular biology, and more.

Biosciences: The WWW Virtual Library
Covering biology information from animal health to biotechnology to genetics to neurobiology, this site allows you to either browse its directory or search for a specific topic.

BioWeb
Provides “Cell and Molecular Biology News, Books, Tools and Resources.”

CMS Molecular Biology Resources
Contains links to websites dealing with general biochemistry, biotechnology, protein analysis, DNA analysis, and more.

PubMed Central
Contains articles from approximately 200 biomedical and life sciences journals.

The PubChem Project
This site, part of the National Library of Medicine’s website, provides information on the biological activities of small molecules through three linked databases: PubChem Substance, PubChem Compound, and PubChem BioAssay.

Science.gov: Biology and Nature
Provides links to websites (many of which are government websites) dealing with topics related to biology and nature.

Species 2000
“Species 2000 has the objective of enumerating all known species of organisms on Earth (animals, plants, fungi and microbes) as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity.” Contains 500,000 species.

Tree of Life
Structured in a hierarchical manner, this site provides information on the evolutionary history and characteristics of organisms.

Visible Body
Free online fully interactive, 3D human anatomy model.

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