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This guide is a starting point for those researching the biological sciences literature.


Need help deciphering journal abbreviations?  Check Biological Journal Abbreviations for full title listings.

Getting the Help You Need

This guide is designed to help you locate information needed for your research.  You will find links to relevant databases, key journals, and other resrouces. 

Need Research Help?
Request a one on one
Research Consultation   Appointments are generally scheduled between 8 am through 6 pm Monday through Friday, but exceptions may be made if there are extenuating circumstances. We will attempt to accommodate distance learners by providing consultations via telephone, online chat, or email.

For shorter questions contact Ask Us using IM, text, chat, and phone.

Need Writing Help?
Need help with organizing your research, writing citations, or other writing issues.  The UCF Writing Center is available to help.  Appointments are strongly recommended.  For more information about writing in Biology see the UConn Writing in Biology page but check with your instructor as formats can vary. 

Off Campus Access to Databases & Journals
Just log in off campus with your NID and NID password.
Yeah, really.  It's that easy to access the library 24/7 wherever you may be!