Biology Sources - LSC-CyFair

Magazine, Newspaper, Journal Articles

Titles with  below = Lone Star College System college users access off campus with valid college ID/library card number
Titles marked as free web = access without a library card

All other titles = off campus by HCPL & Lone Star College System library card holders

Academic Search Complete
(EBSCO) Articles from journals, magazines, newspapers on a variety of topics.

HighWire Press - free web
(Stanford University) Includes the largest archive of free full-text science journals with one million plus free full-text articles.
NOTE: If you see a price to view full text, ask a librarian to request that the article be sent free from another library via interlibrary loan.

Public Library of Science (PLoS) - free web
(Public Library of Science) Launched in 2003, PLoS features "peer-reviewed, open access scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles (NOTE: search all PLoS journals by selecting "all publications" in the "select journals" box on the search screen)."

PubMed Central - free web
(U.S. National Institutes of Health) Provides full-text access to life sciences journal articles. NOTE: Most of the PubMed Central (PMC) articles are in PubMed, but PubMed features many listings of journal articles not in PMC.

Science Online 
 (AAAS) Help 
This full-text, weekly multidisciplinary scientific journal publishes original peer-reviewed research and noteworthy science news (July 1880 to the present).

STAT!Ref (Healthcare)
 (Teton Data Systems)
An electronic medical library that enables users to cross-search more than 35 medical resources.

World Book Online (NOTE: This link refers you to the HCPL page where you will see the World Book link and select it.)
(World Book, Inc.) Searchable full-text encyclopedia entries enhanced with audio and video.

Selected Biology-Related Magazine Titles in the Library and Free Online

(NOTE: Use database link above for online titles below from Academic Search Premier - enter publication title in appropriate search box under the "limit your results" heading.)

Bioscience - online via Academic Search Premier (requires library card to access off campus)
Highwire Press (Stanford University) - over 600,000 free articles from over 100 science journals
National Parks
National Wildlife
Natural Science
Science News
Texas Gardener
Texas Parks and Wildlife

Books, Videos, Etc.

Search for library materials in the: 

Library Catalog

Other Libraries

eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary)

NOTE: Request items online from library catalog with a Harris County Public Library Card or Lone Star College–CyFair Photo ID/Library Card. See instructions on getting a library card.

Biology-Related Reference Books

General Biology, Science, and Medicine
REF 503 Gal - Gale Encyclopedia of Science (6 volumes)
REF 503 New - New Book of Popular Science (6 volumes)
REF 503.21 MacG - McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (20 volumes)
REF 579.03 Wor - World of Microbiology and Immunology (2 volumes)
REF 613 May - Mayo Clinic Family Book of Health
REF 615.503 Gal - Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine (4 volumes)
REF 616.075 - Merck Manual of Medical Information (Also available for free online)
Facts on File Library of Health and Living (17 titles in Reference, most in the 600s)

Selected Web Sites

Science Daily - Biology News
Offers over 65,000 research articles, 15,000 images, 2,500 encyclopedia entries, 1,500 book reviews, and hundreds of educational videos.

Citation Help

Scientific Style & Format-CSE

View examples of CSE-formatted sources for your works cited page.

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