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Interim Biology Librarian

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Hector R. Perez-Gilbe
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UC Irvine
Science Library
Room 232
Irvine, CA 92623
(949) 824-6957


Index to the Biology Subject Guide. This guide contains both UCI Libraries' restricted resources* as well as publicly accessible ones.

Find Articles: Directs you to the various databases and websites to locate online journal articles.

Find Books: Search for books in UCI's local Library Search or in the UC system's Next Generation Melvyl catalog. You will also find links for online books and electronic book collections.

Reference Works: Resources that provide an overview or a supplementary addition to a particular topic.

Resources by Department: Links to resources for the different departments of the School of Biological Sciences.

Protocols: View online protocols for cell biology, molecular biology, and neuroscience.

Online Biology Books- On-line pre-1923 collection of biological and agricultural texts.

 If you have any questions regarding how to use or how to find a particular resource, feel free to contact me.

Key Biology Sites

  • BIOSIS Previews* (1926-present) Biology and Life Sciences articles 
  • Zoological Record (1978-present) Zoology and Life Science-Excellent for animal ecology
  • PubMed* (1950-present) Medicine and Life Sciences articles 
  • Web of Science* (1900-present) Life sciences, Science, and Engineering articles
  • SCOPUS* (1970-presentLife sciences, Science, and Engineering articles-
  • Environmental Science Index* (1982-present) Ecology articles
  • Agricultural & Environmental Science Collection* (1967-present) Ecology and environmental science articles
  • Agricola* (1970-present) Agriculture and animal sciences articles
  • Protein LoungeProteinLounge has revolutionized bioinformatics by constructing the first complete siRNA target database, a complete Peptide-Antigen target database and a Kinase-Phosphatase database. We have also developed the largest database of illustrated signal transduction pathways, which are interconnected to our extensive protein database and online gene/protein analysis tools. 
  • BioOne Complete Search Interface 

    Search full text of more than 200 leading titles in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences

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