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Welcome to the Library's Biology subject guide, a place for Garrett College students and faculty seeking information in the biological sciences. For frequently used databases related to the field of biology, consult the Biology QuickLinks box. If you're searching for a particular type of resource, try choosing one of the tabs at the top of the page to search for books, articles, web materials, and more.
Search the library collection for books, ebooks, magazines, DVDs, audiobooks, and course reserves.
Search these electronic collections of records containing either full-text documents (text, video, music), citations, or abstracts of articles (or chapters in books). If you are accessing these databases off-campus, you will need log-in using your Garrett College username and password.
LibGuides are designed by librarians to help you do research and find library resources (books, ebooks, articles, journals, citation styles, etc.). Guides are provided by subject and by course when applicable. These were created to make it easy to use high quality, academic resources.
The materials on this resource have been designed to give you a foundation in information literacy and critical thinking. Topics have been divided among six modules; each includes videos, tutorials, and quizzes.
Access Science This link opens in a new window
Online encyclopedia of science and technology. Full text. On-campus and off-campus.
Health Source: Consumer Edition This link opens in a new window
Covers many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Full text. On- or off-campus.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition This link opens in a new window
Good for medical and health related journal articles.
Gale in Context: Science This link opens in a new window
Thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures, illustrations and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards. Full text. On- or off-campus.