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Biosciences Librarian:

Kelli Trei
(217) 244-2503


Office Hours:

Tuesdays, 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Please feel free to contact the librarian at any other time by phone or email.

Life Sciences Libraries


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


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