Welcome to the Subject Guide for the Biological Sciences
This guide lists databases for finding primary research articles and websites to find related research material. To learn more about research done at UIC and to get tips on library resources read the BGSA newsletter Science Cafe.
Looking for an article?
Start your search in one of our top three science databases:
UIC's largest and most comprehensive database covering biology, chemistry, physics, earth science and other disciplines.
The Web of Science, provided by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) a division of Thomson Reuters, is an index of current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from 1975 on. The bibliographic records from approximately 8,700 high impact research journals are mostly linked to full-text articles.
An abstract database featuring biomedical literature.
Scopus contains over 20,500 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide with 49 million records, 78% with abstracts. It Includes over 5.3 million conference papers and provides 100% Medline coverage with interoperability with ScienceDirect, Engineering Village and Reaxys,