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Biology: Overview

Use this guide to explore library materials related to Biology

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  • Life(Biology)
  • Biology
  • Cell
  • Molecular biology
  • Bioengineering
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Council of Science Editiors (CSE) Citations

Online Journal Article

Savage E, Ramsay M, White J, Beard S, Lawson H, Hunjan R, Brown D. 2005. Mumps outbreaks across England and Wales in 2004: observational study. BMJ. [accessed 2007 May 31]; 330(7500):1119-1120. http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/reprint/330/7500/1119 doi:10.1136/bmj.330.7500.119.

Book

Sherman, C. 2001. The invisible Web: uncovering information sources search engines can't see. Medford, N.J.: CyberAge Books, Information Today; 439 p.

Website

APSnet: plant pathology online. c1994-2005. St Paul (MN): American Phytopathological Association: [accessed 2005 Jun 20]. http://www.apsnet.org/.

Note: ProQuest databases provide citations in the CSE format.  

You don't have the library materials I need!

First, stop by any campus library and see a CSM librarian. We can help you find similar books or articles available from CSM library collections.  

The library provides a free service for currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff called Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

Fill out the form, and we will try to track down the article or book you are looking for.

Search WorldCat or Google Scholar and request using (ILL); use to get items that are online or at other colleges and libraries.

Articles/Books usually arrive within 2-4 weeks.