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NREM: Natural Resources Ecology and Management Research Guide

Research guide for the NREM department and affiliated programs of study – animal ecology, forestry, fisheries, land management, etc. - recommended databases, search tips, and more.

Should I use Google Scholar?

Google Scholar is an ok tool for research but you'll get better results in less time if you learn how use advanced databases (like those linked on this page). They're not that hard to use and as long as the database is a good match for your topic, you should get better results.

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

Scholarly Databases

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

General Purpose Databases

General Biology & Ecology Databases

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