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BI 383: Coral Reef Ecology Seminar

Finding Articles


This is an online guide to the library instruction session for your BI 383 Coral Reef Ecology Seminar. This guide will direct you to library resources useful for the research required for the LITERATURE SEARCH section of your pre-proposal worksheet. Please contact me if you have any questions about our library instruction session or the research of your topic.

Journal Locator

Find specific journals,magazines, and newspapers.

Journals by Subject


Selected Databases

Selected Databases

Use databases to find articles on your topic. These databases are the best place to start.

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Beyond the DNL

Can't find the book or article you want?

Try Interlibrary Loan (ILL)! With ILL, you can:

  • Use materials from other libraries' collections free of charge
  • Get articles via e-mail within 3-5 business days
  • Get books within 2 weeks
  • Be notified by e-mail when your items arrive (physical materials will be held at the Library in your name)

Request materials online:

Other options for finding books:

If all else fails, you can always try searching Google Books to see if you can access the partial or full text of the book you need!

Google Book Search

Other options for finding articles:

Sometimes if the Library doesn't have the full text of an article, you can find it by searching for the article title in Google Scholar.

Google Scholar Search