Biological Engineering

Print Books (updated as of June 2017)

Electronic Journals (as of March 2018)

Starting Points

Scopus(Articles, books, reports, and patents in science, engineering, social science, and arts and humanities. Includes citation features and tools to analyze authors and journals)
SciFinder (Comprehensive chemical information database. Covers scientific journals, patents, conference proceedings, and technical papers. 1907 - present)
PubMed (NCBI's literature database for research in medicine and biosciences. Includes MEDLINE, other full-text resources, links to NCBI sequencing databases. 1950 - present)

Additional Resources

Advances in Biochemical Engineering / Biotechnology
Cochrane Library (A resource for high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making; includes the following databases: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Methodology Register, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, Health Technology Assessment Database, NHS Economic Evaluation Database)
Comprehensive Biomaterials
Comprehensive Biophysics
Comprehensive Biotechnology
Comprehensive Physiology (Includes complete content from the Handbook of Physiology from the American Physiological Society; updated quarterly.)
Encyclopedia of Bioethics
Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering 2nd edition
Encyclopedia of Drug Metabolism and Interactions
F1000 - Prime (Highlights and evaluates most interesting papers published in biosciences and medicine based on recommendations of top researchers.)
Knovel (Engineering & scientific e-books. Includes interactive tables & graphs.)
Stat!Ref Electronic Medical Library (Database of full-text of core medical textbooks and other reference sources. Texts updated as new editions are published.)

Business, Industry, Data, Properties and Protocols

Bioscience Protocols and Methods (Links to collections of detailed experimental procedures.)
Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Industry Information (A guide with links for company information, market research and industry overviews, regulatory policies and intellectual properties.)
ChemBioDraw (A chemistry and biology drawing tool)
GeneGo MetaCore (an integrated software suite for functional analysis of experimental data such as microarray, SNPs, and pathway analysis.)
Merck Index (Authoritative and reliable source of information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals.
NCBI Entrez (NCBI search system integrating PubMed, nucleotide and protein sequences, protein structures, genomes, and more.)
Reaxys (includes Beilstein & Gmelin - comprehensive information about organic, inorganic, and organometallic compounds, their syntheses and properties.)

Open Access

Manage your content

EndNote (A desktop software package designed to help you to organize citations and create a bibliography.)
Manage your Information (Contains links to research guides for citation management, managing personal digital content, managing and publishing data, and personal content management tools.)
Mendeley (A tool that enables you to manage citations and PDFs using a desktop client or through your account on Mendeley also includes plugins for Word or OpenOffice, so you can easily create citations and/or bibliographies as you write your papers.)
Off campus access and authentication (Connect to licensed resources from on and off campus.)
Personal Content Management Tools
RSS, Email & Table of Contents Alerts (Services via email and RSS for accessing tables of contents of new journal issues and research alerts (results of literature searches you construct, run periodically.)
Zotero (Open source browser plugin Firefox. Desktop version for Chrome.)

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