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Biology 117L: Lab Assignment: Find Primary Sources

This guide will provide students with resources useful for completing the laboratory assignment.

First Choice Article Databases for the Sciences

Use these databases (indexes) to find scholarly articles.  They are listed in order of most usefulness.

Field Notes Are a Primary Source


Moynihan M. 1958. Arremonops (striped sparrow), Frijoles, Barro Colorado Island, Pedro Miguel - All Panama, 1958.

bioRxiv The Preprint Server for Biology is a free online archive and distribution service fro unpublished preprints in the life sciences.  Authors make their finding immediately available and receive feedback on draft manuscripts before submission to journals.   

Additional Article Databases

Not finding what you need?  Try these additional article databases.