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Biology for Today

This guide is suggested for students of BIO 1505 or those interested in general biology for non-majors.

Reference Works

In the 1st Floor Non-Circulating Reference Collection

Online with access through the library website


Selected Websites


Databases are complex records of the published scientific literature. If you need assitance using a database please contact the librarian.

  • Biological Abstracts (Thomson Scientific / ISI Web Services) [Details]
    Biological Abstracts is a comprehensive database that directs you to information covered in life sciences journals
  • BioOne [Details]
    BioOne is a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals.
  • PubMed [Details]
    PubMed was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It was developed in conjunction with publishers of biomedical literature as a search tool for accessing literature citations and linking to full-text journals at web sites of participating publishers.

More databases are availible from the library. Please see the Biology Subject Guide.

Make an Appointment to meet with Robin

I am happy to meet with you at any time, in person, by phone, or virtually via our chat service.

You can also email me directly.

rbowles Robin Bowles
Nursing/Life Science Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 230

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Last Modified: Thursday, January 26th, 2012