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Contact the
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


General Guides

Note:  Some guides are .pdfs, which require Adobe Reader (free) 

Finding Information:

Finding journals, finding journal articles, finding books, and information about services and course reserves.



Links you to information about library print and electronic journals, journal abbreviations tools, journals lists and thesauri for the major life sciences databases, citation format resources, citation management tools, journal email alerts, and other information.


Using Information:

Links you to UIUC and other sources related to research responsibilities, such as academic integrity, copyright, ethics, plagiarism, research process, and the tools and resources to accomplish them, such as resources for citation format styles, citation management tools, the NIH Funded Research Policy, and Writing Labs.