Research Guide for

BIOL 2205 Genetics (Ketel)

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Keywords

The key to researching is using the right words. You will mix and match keywords to find articles. Every time you change your words, you will find different articles.

Some possible keywords for your research are:
  • GAPDH
  • glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase
  • the common name of your plant
  • the scientific name of your plant
  • cloning
  • PCR
  • plasmid
This is just a small sample of keywords. There may be more!
 


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Find Articles

Science Databases (Scholarly Articles, books/book chapters)



ScienceDirect
Journal articles in the health and life sciences.
 


Science (Gale OneFile)
Articles from scholarly science journals and science and industry magazines.



BioOne
Articles from scholarly journals in the biological, ecological and environmental sciences.



Science E-book Collection (Gale)
Selected ebooks on science topics from Gale.



Science (AAAS)

Online version of the journal Science published by the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science).




Medical Databases

MEDLINE/PubMed
PubMed contains citations to articles in MEDLINE and other sources. Selected full text articles available. Click the Find Full Text button with the Normandale logo to see if the full text of the article is available in another database.


PubMed (Including MEDLINE)

Citations and abstracts for articles in health and life science journals from MEDLINE and other sources.

Note: Click the Find Full Text button with the Normandale logo to see if the full text of the article is available in another database.

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PubMed Central (PMC) PMC also contains citations to many biological and medical articles. If the article is not in full text, use the Journal Finder below to find the article.

PMC also contains citations to many biological and medical articles. If the article is not in full text, use the Journal Finder below to find the article.

(Note: Confused about the differences between PubMed, MEDLINE, and PMC? Read this fact sheet.)

Journal Title Search

If you know the name of the journal you want to search, use the Journal Title Search to see if it is available in print or online from the library.

 
 

Library Databases or Google?

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Access Databases from Off Campus

Off-Campus Access Info
In order to access databases and other Library resources from off campus, login with your StarID and password when prompted.  Off-campus access to library databases is only available to current Normandale students, staff, and faculty.

 

Cite Your Sources (APA)

APA Quick Guide (PDF)
A guide to APA citation format based on the 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual.

APA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL at Purdue)
A comprehensive guide to APA formatting and style (7th edition). See examples of APA formats for papers, References lists, in-text citations, footnotes, and more.