BIOL 3764 - Careers in Microbiology: Recommended Databases
Choosing a Topic
You may already have a microbe and process in mind, but if not, here are a couple places to try out for microbiology news to find out about microbes of interest: The Scientist Daily News Articles - Microbiology, Science News Daily - Microbiology, or search for: microbe in Google News or other news sources. One example to use today in your searches is Rhodococcus fascians, a plant pathogen affecting pistachio trees, as described in this news story.
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Reference / Overview Sources
All NCBI & PubMed Tip
At University Libraries, we have nearly 1,000 different scholarly databases that you can use. For your research in BIOL 4764, I recommend starting with the following databases. Still not sure about which database(s) are best for your research? Try browsing a few subject guides.
See Searching Tips on the Search Strategies page for help creating a search statement.
As this topic is multidisciplinary, the recommended databases below are grouped as: General / Science, Biology / Microbiology, Biomedical
- TIP: Create a My NCBI Account and Use these set up instructions for Maximum full text access to articles.