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BIOL 212: Principles of Biology

Resources for Biology 212

Searching for Articles & More

This page contains links to useful databases which will help you locate the research you are seeking. Try starting with a general database or two then move onto a subject database once you have a well-developed search.

You will need to consult multiple databases to find what you need.

Scholarly Databases

Scholarly databases contain journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, meeting reports, and more. 

General Purpose Databases

Biomedical and Life Science


More ways to obtain books - ILL

Need an article the ISU Library doesn't have? 

Use the InterLibrary Loan (ILL) services to order a copy from another library. It's free!  On average it takes 24hours to make a PDF available.

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