Welcome to the research guide for your courses in biology. The suggested electronic resources are available linked from here and from the Electronic Resources section of the library home page. Print resources are available in the PHC on campus collection or by mail to distance learning members of the PHC community. You may check out the location and availability of an item in the on campus collection through the online catalog, Voyager, accessed here or through the library home page.
Assigned books and articles needed for your research and listed in your syllabus are available on reserve at the library's circulation desk. Professional library assistance is available on campus, by phone at 540-441-8400, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The following historically significant books are available online:
Essay on the theory of the earth by Cuvier
Essay on classification by Louis Agassiz
Lecons d'anatomie comparee by Cuvier
Recerches sur les ossemens fossiles by Cuvier
Methods of study in natural history by Louis Agassiz
Principles of zoology by Louis Agassiz
Structure of animal life by Louis Agassiz
Works by and on Lamarck are available at http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=Lamarck
Works by and on Cuvier are available at http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=Cuvier
JSTOR contains complete back issues of 241 scholarly journals in a wide range of disciplines. Issues from the most recent five years for each title are not included in the collection.
ProQuest and Academic Search Premier contain thousands of academic articles covering a wide range of disciplines. For most of your research requirements, you will want to use the "advanced search" option and limit your searches to scholarly and/or peer reviewed publications.
McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technology - Ref Q121 .M29 2005
Bible and evolution
Religion and Science
Public Library of Science (PLoS) provides access to scientific articles and research available for free under Open Access license.
Science.gov lists science information provided by the U.S. government.
American Journal of Science (Online, 2001-present)
Isis (Online, 1913 to 2004)
Journal of Biology (Online, 2002-present)
Journal of the Geological Society (Online, 1996-present)
Journal of Geology (Online, 07/2002-05/01/2006)
Journal of Paleontology (Online, 9/1997-present)
Journal of the History of Biology
Science (Online, 1988-2005)
Scientific American (Online, 1846-1869, and in print, June 2001-present)
Created: Gladden, 2008. Revised: Pensgard, 2010. Revised: Dr. Neal Doran/Thornhill 2012. Reviewed: Dr. Neal Doran/Thornhill, 2013, 2014.