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BIO 493 - Biology Senior Capstone

Key Resources for doing a Literature Review in Biology Senior Capstone

Introduction to Discovery Tools

These discovery tools are the primary means of finding journal articles relevant to your research topic.  Some of these tools are “databases” that have full-text journals associated with them.  PubMed (or MEDLINE) is an extensive index but does not directly have full-text articles associated with it.  PubMed Central (to which you get access via PubMed) provides journal articles that are “open access” -- and available in full-text.  MEDLINE has some linked full-text articles available.

Essential Discovery Tools