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BIOSIS Previews | Tutorial
Indexes journals in the Biological and Life Sciences from 1980-.

PubMed | Tutorial
This service from the National Library of Medicine includes Health and Life Sciences journals from the 1950's.

Web of Science | Tutorial
 Provides access to over 8700 journals from various disciplines from 1900-.

Specialized CMMB Databases

DDBJ: DNA Databank of Japan
DDBJ is the sole DNA data bank in Japan, which is officially certified to collect DNA sequences from researchers.

The EMBL (European Bioinformatics Institute) is one of the main sources for DNA and RNA sequences submitted directly from individual researchers, genome sequencing projects and patent applications.

ENTREZ-The Life Science Search Engine
This multiple database search engine from the NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) enables you to search and access two dozen databases and related products available via the Entrez system. You can find information on a topic, including a gene, disease, or other biomedical topic, by searching all 24 databases at once rather than each individually.

NCBI-National Center for Biotechnology Information

The National Center for Biotechnology Information is an international resource for molecular biology information including public databases and software for analyzing genomic data. 

Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms 
Genomic Biology
OMIM - Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
BLAST-Basic Local Alignment Search Tool

Reference Shelf

The Desk Encyclopedia of Microbiology

The Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology
Call Number:  QH575 .D53 2007 |  Location: Reference Collection (1st floor, TFDL)

Dictionary of Genetics (Recommended)
Call Number: QH427 .K55 2013  |  Location: Reference Collection (1st floor, TFDL)

The Dictionary of Virology
Call Number:
QW13 .R67 2009  |  Location: Health Sciences Library


Encyclopedia of Cell Technology

Encyclopedia of Genetics

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

Wiley Encyclopedia of Molecular Medicine
Call Number: QH506 .W55 2002  |  Location: Health Sciences Library

Encyclopedia of Virology

Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Online
Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 
Call Number: QD415 .A25 O94 2006 | Location: Reference Collection (1st floor TFDL)


Handbook of Statistical Genetics
Call Number:  QH438.4 .S73 H36 2007 | Location: 6 TFDL


Canadian Patent Database
Full patent descriptions and patent images from August 15, 1978 to present.

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Full text coverage from 1976, 1790-1975 is searchable by patent number and classification only.

European Patent Office
International patent database containing 60+ million patents from more than 70 national and regional patent offices.

Japanese Patent Office (JPO)
Japanese patents from 1922 to present.

Google Patent Search (Beta)
Google Patent Search covers the entire collection of patents made available by the USPTO—from patents issued in the 1790s to mid-2006.

Fulltext and images of US patents beginning with patent number 4,000,000.
Download and print PDF images of US patents-patent number(s) required.

Patent Fetcher
Download and print PDF images of U. S. patents.

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