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NIH Public Access Policy. Did you know that most publications resulting from NIH funded research must be deposited in PubMed Central? The Library can help! Learn More

Biotechnology Information Center - Uncover and Discover!

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NOTE: The Biotechnology Information Center website is currently maintained by Funk Library. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Williams, Life Sciences Data Services Librarian, at


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Online Journals & Databases 

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Library Catalog

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Life Sciences Electronic Reference Collection

Our local listing of selected e-books and databases for Illinois life scientists.  Includes protocols, dictionaries, encyclopedias...

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Life Sciences Easy Search 

Simultaneously search several major biology article databases, e-book sites, and "protocols" sites, as well as the Online Journals & Databases site, and library catalogs, to discover which resource has the most items of interest:


Journal and Article Locator

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Primary Article Databases for Biotechnology

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