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Biodiversity, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology: Best for Articles

Covers general resources on ecology, evolutionary biology

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Use the best databases for articles, reports, papers, government documents. Start with databases listed below, use this link for many more,

Selected Databases for articles

BIOSIS Previews
Articles, conference papers, and books on biological and biomedical topics, Literature reviews.  [1926 - present]

CAB Abstracts
Agricultural literature and from more than 100 countries. [1910 - present]

Environment Complete
Journal articles and books on a wide variety of environmental topics. [1888 - present]

Biomedical literature citations from MEDLINE, journals, mbooks. [1950 - present]

Journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, and book series+.

Web of Science
Best for article and cited reference searching. [1900 - present]

Best Databases

Google Scholar

  • Search articles, books, preprints, reports+. (Specialized databases will provide depth to your search).
  • Use with UC-eLinks to access the full text of many articles; click on "Settings", click Library Links search "Berkeley", and select "University of California Berkeley - UC-eLinks."
  • Listings may include links to related articles and to other sources that cite the item

Full-text articles, Current issues from journals (most recent 3-5 years) may not be available in JSTOR.

JSTOR Global Plants
Community-contributed database of high resolution plant type specimen images and other materials from herbaria around the world.


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My NCBI: search all databases, for books, articles, data.

Portal integrates data from reliable topics. UCB access

search by preprints of articles by subject, updated daily

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