BCHM 1014 Research Resources - Biochemistry FYE: Getting Started

Research resources, tools, and library services related to Biochemistry research.

Tips for Using Library Resources

This guide will walk you through the process of searching for, selecting, accessing, and using the research resources that you need for BCHM 1014, and beyond!  

A few tips to get you started:

1.  Don't be afraid to ask for help.  Reach a librarian in-person or by chat, text, phone, or email at AskALibrarian. Or, contact your liaison librarian directly!

2.   If you're doing research from off campus, find out more about Off Campus Access options like Google Scholar Settings or the VT LibX toolbar. The PubMed Tip Handout on this guide's 'Selecting a Database' page will set you up for maximum full text options in PubMed.

3.  Use the library search on the University Libraries home page (powered by Ebsco Discovery Search (EDS)to conduct a Google-like search of most of our library resources - both online and print. While it's not a disciplinary database, like the others that I recommend to you on the 'Selecting a Database' page, it can help you gain a broad overview of a particular research topic or question.  

4.  When trying to access articles and other resources, look for the Get VText box:

 

Biochemistry Liaison Librarian

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Ginny Pannabecker
Contact:
vpannabe@vt.edu
Newman Library, Room 5092
540-231-7980

Office Hours are Flexible:
Contact me to arrange an appointment at: vpannabe@vt.edu

Subjects: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Engineering, Systems Biology
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