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Bio 1B Research Skills Guide: Searching for articles: Article Databases

Article Databases

Article Databases

Article databases contain searchable citations to articles from thousands of peer-reviewed journals and other sources. Often, though, they don't include the full text.

To access an article's full text, click the Get it at UCbutton.

The Bio 1B Library Assignment uses the database BIOSIS Previews, but the UC Berkeley Library subscribes to hundreds of others.

Different databases cover different subject areas and index different journals and other resources.

For additional databases:

For information on developing a search strategy for a topic and finding particular types of articles, see:


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Elliott Smith
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Public Health Library