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Biology: Databases & Articles 

The databases included in this subject specific listing are helpful for finding information on biological topics. Towards the bottom of the page, Newspaper databases are included to help with finding information on current events and public opinion.


Biological Sciences Collection (ProQuest)- Indexes over 8,000 serials, plus conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs, and selected books and patents in areas including animal behavior, biomedicine, biotechnology, ecology, genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, and zoology, with some agriculture, and veterinary science coverage. Includes access to the ProQuest Biology Journals database, MEDLINE and TOXLINE.  Coverage is from 1982-present and includes some full text.

JSTOR Full-text. Digitized back-runs of 199 core scholarly journals in the biological sciences. Coverage of recent volumes will vary by title, but usually does not include the most recent 4 years. Note: This is not a current issues database. 

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

Article First Indexes the Journal of Arachnology. Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1990 - present.  

Agricola Catalog of books and articles at the National Agriculture Library.

SORA: Searchable Ornithological Research Archive Free database from the University of New Mexico & partners searches contents of 7 ornithological journals: The Auk (1884-1999), The Condor (1899-2000), The Journal of Field Ornithology (1930-1999), The North American Bird Bander (1976-2000), Pacific Coast Avifauna (1900-1974), Studies in Avian Biology (1978-1999), and the Wilson Bulletin (1889-1999).

Nature Weekly, international, interdisciplinary journal of science publishes both peer reviewed articles and news reports for all fields of science and technology.

Video Resources

Filmakers Library Online Over 900 international documentaries about every subject including history, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.

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America's Newspapers Full-text of over 700 local, regional, and national newspapers. Includes Decatur's Herald and Review, Springfield's State Journal Register, plus many more. Years of coverage varies by title.

Access World News Full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international news sources.

Newspaper Source Provides selected full text articles from 143 U.S. and international newspapers.

New York Times
Complete full-text of the New York Times daily newspaper, from 2000 - .

New York Times (Historical) Full-text and images for leading U.S. national newspaper 1851-2006.

Dec Online The online version of Millikin University's student newspaper.

Digital Decaturian (1903-June 1951) A full-text searchable version of The Decaturian, Millikin University's student newspaper.

Decatur's Herald & Review Full-text online from Janurary 1, 1992 - .



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