This guide provides databases and books, information on writing and citing, and links to professional organizations in the field of biology

Finding Science Information

To get started finding information in the sciences, it's useful to know a little about the Science Information Life Cycle. The life cycle of information is different whether you're in the Sciences, Social Sciences, or Humanities. This tutorial from the UC Irvine Libraries is designed to help you understand the unique characteristics of information production in the Sciences so that you can use library resources effectively and efficiently:

Biology Databases

Databases are the best way to find scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles, and e-prints.