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Biology: Journals 


Check to see if we have electronic access to a specific periodical.
Check the online catalog to see if we own a print copy of a periodical.
For hard copies of our journals: Complete title list of Biology Journals

If you are looking for a specific article from a periodical, you will need to know:

Name of the Periodical,
Volume and Issue Number,
Page Numbers,
Title of the Article,
Author's Name.


Selected Biology Periodicals

Not in the list below? Check the Online Catalog for the Magazine/Journal title.


American Biology Teacher

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Magazine
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1960-current.
Description:
"The American Biology Teacher, a nationally recognized journal, brings you specific how-to-do-it suggestions for the classroom and laboratory, field activities, interdisciplinary programs, and articles on recent advances in biology and life science." Website

American Journal of Botany

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1963-1977; 1980-current.
Description:
"The American Journal of Botany (AJB) publishes significant, novel research of interest to a wide audience of plant scientists in all areas of plant biology (structure, function, development, diversity, genetics, evolution, reproduction, systematics), all levels of organization (molecular to ecosystem), and all plant groups and allied organisms (cyanobacteria, algae, fungi, and lichens)." Website

American Journal of Physiology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Cell physiology
Endocrinology & metabolism
Gastrointestinal & liver physiology
Heart & circulatory physiology
Lung cellular & molecular physiology
Regulatory, integrative, and comparative physiology
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1978-April 2010.
Description:
"Includes seven sections: Cell physiology, Endocrinology and metabolism, Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, Heart and circulatory physiology, Lung cellular and molecular physiology, Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, Renal physiology." Website

Animal Behaviour

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1993-2008.
Description:
"First published in 1953, Animal Behaviour is a leading international publication and has wide appeal, containing critical reviews, original papers, and research articles on all aspects of animal behaviour. Book Reviews and Books Received sections are also included." Website

Annual Review of Biochemistry

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: vol.39 (1970)- v. 76 (2007).
Description:
"Original critical reviews of the significant primary literature and current developments in biochemistry." Website

Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: v.11 (1995)- v.22 (2006).
Description:
"Synthesizes and filters primary research to identify the principal contributors in the fields of developmental and cell biology." Website

Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: v.34 (2003)- v.37 (2006).
Description:
"Filters and synthesizes primary research to identify the principal contributions in the field of ecology and systematics." Website

Annual Review of Genetics

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: v.19 (1985)-v.38 (2004).
Description:
"Concerned with the application of scientific techniques to the study of human inheritance, such as gene mapping, cytogenetics, clinical genetics or mathematical models." Website

Annual Review of Medicine

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: v.28 (1977), v.31 (1980)- v.60 (2009).
Description:
"Reviews, filters and synthesizes primary research to identify the principal contributions in the field of medicine." Website

Annual Review of Microbiology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: v.31 (1977)- v.60 (2006).
Description:
"Reviews, filters and synthesizes primary research to identify the principal contributions in microbiology." Website

Annual Review of Physiology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: v. 39 (1977)- v.69 (2007).
Description:
"Synthesizes and filters primary research to identify the principal contributions in the field of physiology." Website

Annual Review of Plant Biology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: v.53 (2002)-v.58 (2007).
Description:
"Synthesizes and filters primary research to identify the principal contributions in the field of phytopathology." Website

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Audubon

Type of publication: Popular/Special Interest Magazine
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1961-current.
Description:
"Covers environment, wildlife and preservation of wildlife habitat." Website

AWI Quarterly

Type of publication: Popular/Special Interest Newsletter
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: None, online only.
Description:
"Reports on current animal welfare issues, including treatment of captive animals in laboratories, commercial trade, factory farms, and traplines, laws and treaties affecting animals." Website

Bioscience

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1975-2006.
Description:
"BioScience includes articles about research findings and techniques, advances in biology education, professionally written feature articles about the latest frontiers in biology, discussions of professional issues, book reviews, news about AIBS, a policy column (Washington Watch), and an education column (Eye on Education)." Website

Cell

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1993-current.
Description:
"Publishes research and reports on developments in molecular biology." Website

Conservation Biology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1994-current.
Description:
"The journal continues to publish groundbreaking papers and remains instrumental in defining the key issues contributing to the study and preservation of species and habitats." Website

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Ecology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Millinet: Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1964-2010.
Description:
"Established in 1920, Ecology publishes research and synthesis papers on all aspects of ecology, with particular emphasis on papers that develop new concepts in ecology, that test ecological theory, or that lead to an increased appreciation for the diversity of ecological phenomena." Website

Environment

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1969-2006.
Description:
"Includes comprehensive articles written by the world's formost scientists and policymakers, detailed reviews of major governmental and institutional reports, pointers to the best environmental Web sites and other digital media, book recommendations, commentaries on controversial topics, as well as news briefs." Website

Evolution

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1964-1973; 1990-2010.
Description:
"Evolution, published for the Society for the Study of Evolution, is the premier publication devoted to the study of organic evolution and the integration of the various fields of science concerned with evolution. The journal presents significant and original results that extend our understanding of evolutionary phenomena and processes." Website

Invertebrate Biology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1995-2009.
Description:
"For 100 years (1895-1995) the title was Transactions of the American Microscopical Society; it is now published under the title Invertebrate Biology to reflect a new emphasis on biology of invertebrate animals in all of its aspects, not only microscopy of invertebrates but research involving the fields of cell and molecular biology, ecology, physiology, genetics, systematics, behavior, and biogeography." Website

Journal of Cell Biology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1995-2008.
Description:
"The Journal of Cell Biology publishes papers on all aspects of cellular structure and function. Areas of interest include, but are not restricted to, nuclear organization and structure, protein and membrane trafficking, signal transduction, cytoskeleton and molecular motors, cell cycle and division, cell growth, survival and death, cellular adhesion and motility, and intercellular communication." Website

Journal of College Science Teaching

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: Oct. 1993-1998; 2000-current.
Description:
"Presents innovative techniques related to the teaching of science at the college level, principally in the introductory courses, and courses for nonscience majors. Features articles on philosophy and methods of teaching and practical how-to articles." Website

Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1993-Jan/Feb. 2010.
Description:
"The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology publishes original research on protists, including lower algae and fungi. Articles are published covering all aspects of these organisms, including their behavior, biochemistry, cell biology, chemotherapy, development, ecology, evolution, genetics, molecular biology, morphogenetics, parasitology, systematics, and ultrastructure." Website

Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1998-2007.
Description:
"This Journal exists to publish results of research on fruit and other perennial crops, vegetables and ornamentals in commercial, amenity and/or recreational horticulture." Website

Journal of Mammalogy

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1993-2007.
Description:
"The Journal of Mammalogy, ASM's flagship publication, is produced six times per year. A highly respected scientific journal, it details the latest research in the science of Mammalogy." Website

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Journal of Parasitology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1973-1978; 1980-2006.
Description:
"The Journal of Parasitology is published bimonthly and includes research articles, brief research notes, announcements of the Society, and book reviews. Articles are subdivided by topic for ease of reference and range from behavior to pathogenesis to systematics." Website

Lab Animal

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1988-current.
Description:
"A peer-reviewed journal publishing timely and informative editorial material emphasizing proper management and care." Website

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1995-current.
Description:
"Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution is dedicated to bringing Darwin's dream - to "have fairly true genealogical trees of each great kingdom of Nature" - within grasp. The journal provides a forum for molecular studies that advance our understanding of phylogeny and evolution." Website

Nature Biotechnology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: July 1996-2007.
Description:
"Nature Biotechnology is a monthly journal covering the science and business of biotechnology. It publishes new concepts in technology/methodology of relevance to the biological, biomedical, agricultural and environmental sciences as well as covers the commercial, political, ethical, legal, and societal aspects of this research." Website

Nature

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1993-1949; 1961-1964; 1987-2009.
Description:
"Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public." Website

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Physical Therapy

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: Feb. 1965-2008.
Description:
"Founded in 1921, Physical Therapy is the official publication of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and is an international, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal. Physical Therapy serves APTA members and other health care professionals by (1) documenting basic and applied knowledge related to physical therapy, (2) providing evidence to guide clinical decision making, and (3) publishing a variety of research that is relevant to the field and diverse opinions that are based in scholarly arguments." Website

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1993-2009.
Description:
"PNAS is one of the world's most-cited multidisciplinary scientific serials. Since its establishment in 1914, it continues to publish cutting-edge research reports, commentaries, reviews, perspectives, colloquium papers, and actions of the Academy. Coverage in PNAS spans the biological, physical, and social sciences." Website

Quarterly Review of Biology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1926-2007.
Description:
"The Quarterly Review of Biology has since 1926 presented insightful historical, philosophical, and technical treatments of important biological topics. QRB publishes outstanding review articles of synthetic nature and generous length that are guided by an expansive, inclusive, and often humanistic understanding of biology." Website

Reports of the National Center for Science Education

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Magazine
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1997-current.
Description:
"Reports of the National Center for Science Education, or RNCSE, gives wide coverage of all aspects of creation/evolution issues. Each issue includes updates on anti-evolution activities, feature articles, and book reviews by scientists, philosophers, and science teachers." Website

Reptiles

Type of publication: Popular/Special Interest Magazine
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1996-current.
Description:
"Offers pet owners practical advice on caring for their reptilian pets." Website

Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1987-current.
Description:
Website

Trends in Ecology and Evolution

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1991-current.
Description:
"Every issue of Trends in Ecology & Evolution provides succinct summaries, opinion and discussion of the most exciting current research in all aspects of ecology and evolutionary biology, from molecular to global." Website

Wilson Journal of Ornithology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 2006-current.
Description:
"The Wilson Journal of Ornithology is a quarterly publication consisting of major articles based on original studies of birds and short communications that describe observations of particular interest. Each issue also includes reviews of new books on birds and related subjects, as well as ornithological news." Website
 
 
 
 
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