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Thomas Library

Selected Resources for Biology 114N

From Conception to Birth

Books | Indexes | Periodicals | Help

BOOKS

LC subject headings | Library Catalogs | Selected Bibliography

Library of Congress Subject Headings.

28th ed., 5 vols., 2005.
Kept on the long table by the main bank of EZRA/Web terminals.

Subject headings will be similar to, but may be different from those used in periodical indexes.

Locating Books in Library Catalogs

At Wittenberg: EZRA -- the online catalog
At other Ohio academic Libraries: OhioLINK
In North America For ILL: WorldCat

Books on Scientific Writing and Presentations

Scientific Writing: Easy When You Know How by Jennifer Peat et. al.
Link to electronic book

The Craft of Scientific Writing by Michael Alley
Main Stacks T11 .A37 1996

Scientific Papers and Presentations by Martha Davis
Main Stacks T11 .D324 1997

The Art of Scientific Writing by Hans Friedrich Ebel
Main Stacks QD9.15 .E23 2004

Selected Bibliography

Below is a select list of books relating to general Biology and Human Development. These books can be found in Thomas Library in the reference collection and in the main stacks as noted. Books located in the main stacks may be checked out.
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (20 volumes)
Reference Q121 .M3 1997 (8th edition)
Also available online through Access Science

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
Reference Q123 .M15 2003 (6th edition)
Main Stacks Q123 .M34 1993 (5th edition)

Encyclopedia of Genetics (2 volumes)
Reference QH427 .E53 1999

Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology (4 volumes)
Reference QH506 .E53 1999

Encyclopedia of Human Biology (9 volumes)
Reference QP11 .E53 1997 (2nd edition)

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development
Main Stacks QP84 .C26 1998

American Heritage Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Reference R121 .A53 2004 (2nd edition)

Dictionary of Medicine
Reference R121 .D53 1998
Main Stacks R121 .D53 1998 c.2

INDEXES

Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Complete is a multi-subject database containing both scholarly and popular publications. Some material is available in full-text. It is a good starting place for introductory level classes.

Newspaper Source
Index to over 250 newspapers, many of them in full-text.

BIOSIS Previews/Biological Abstracts
Biosis Previews/Biological Abstracts indexes articles from all fields of Biology. Coverage includes 1969 to the present.

A full list of all the indexes available at Wittenberg can be found at:
http://www6.wittenberg.edu/lib/research/browse-db.php

PERIODICALS

Periodicals are where most of the information for your research papers will come. Remember that there are scholarly publications as well as popular publications You will most likely want to stick to scholarly publications for your research. For hints on how to tell the two apart, please see Scholarly vs. Popular Articles.

Wittenberg owns many scientific journals in both print and electronic formats. The links below will help you to find out what journals we own, the format, and where they are located.

Journals the Library Has
This is a searchable index of the periodicals Wittenberg owns in electronic and print formats. Location and dates owned are also provided.

Journal Interlibrary Loan Form
Use Interlibrary Loan to request articles not owned at Wittenberg from other libraries. Please see the form for more details.

HELP

If you are having trouble with your research, please contact Alisa Mizikar, the Science Librarian, via email at amizikar@wittenberg.edu or call extension 7515. You can also contact any of the reference librarians at refdesk@wittenberg.edu or at extension 7511.

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Compiled by Alisa Mizikar.