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Finding Information for Biosciences


Guide Introduction and Overview

This guide offers a range of activities aimed at helping you to find literature for Biosciences using specific databases and search tools. It also covers the referencing software EndNote Online. The guide is divided into a series of activities so that you can choose the ones that are most helpful to you rather than doing them all.

The activities are divided into sections as follows:

A separate guide provides an overview of relevant resources, including journals and databases.

A further guide provides detailed help with searching biomedical / medical and health topics, but including aspects of Life Sciences as well.


Referencing Information

For more information about why and how to reference, please consult the following.

  • Cite them right online - login top right as University of Birmingham if prompted.  Guidance on academic practice relating to referencing, tutorials, basics, and many individual examples in different referencing styles.  Publisher resource from Macmillan / Bloomsbury
  • iCite Guide - UoB Library pages with examples in different styles
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