Resources at the Biology Virtual Library

  • Biology Virtual Library Subject Guides  
    Provide bibliographies, indexes/abstracts/article databases, encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, handbooks, guides, and selected journals for major biological subject areas.

We can also help keep you up-to-date with new resources and new features of established resources.  We can provide 1:1 consultations and office calls for faculty, and class sessions as well as 1:1 consultations for your students.

  • Journal abbreviations tools
  • Serials lists
  • Thesauri
  • Citation format resources
  • Citation management resources
  • Email alerts

Biology Virtual Library's “Librarian Office Calls” service to the rescue!  You can schedule a Biology Virtual Library librarian to come and provide personalized instruction about library resources to enhance your course and research activities in the convenience of your own campus office (Burrill Hall or Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory). Schedule a “Librarian Office Call” today by contacting Diane Schmidt at


For more Library resources and services for faculty


Contact the Biosciences Librarian:
Kelli Trei
(217) 244-2503