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BI 171: General Biology Lab

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BI 171 Online Guide

This online guide accompanies your library instruction session for BI 171. Use this guide as a resource as you complete your PLG Library Research Database Activity assignment.

Subject Specific Databases

In today's session we will be exploring databases that have content focusing on biology and other science  disciplines.

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