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The top e-resources for biological science students and faculty members in Qatar are listed here.
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ProQuest Biology Journals provides full-text access to the archives of over 390 leading scholarly journals in the biological sciences. Browse the issues or keyword search for topics of interest.

The Synthesis Collection from Morgan & Claypool offers complete lectures in PDF on topics in tissue engineering, synthetic biology, and biomedical engineering.

PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

Related Guides

These guides provide more in-depth recommendations and research advice for special topics related to biological sciences.

Nature Journals Online features access to important titles published by Nature; including Nature Biotechnology, Nature Cell Biology,, Nature Chemical Biology, and Nature Genetics.


PLoS publishes highly respected and top-ranked open access journals in life and health sciences, including PloS One, PloS Biology, PLoS Computational Biology, and PLoS Pathogens. These journals and their articles are completely free to read on the open web.

Wiley's Current Protocols offers the latest peer-reviewed laboratory protocols for life sciences.

Check out the research publications produced by Carnegie Mellon's own Department of Biological Sciences through Research Showcase.

Journal of Visualized Experiments publishes video-based biological research studies. CMU subscribes to JoVE Biology, Jove Developmental Biology, JoVE Immunology and Infection, JoVE Neuroscience, and JoVE Chemistry, as well as JoVE Science Education Basic and JoVE Science Education Advanced.

Access Science provides science videos, images and animations that you can use in projects and presentations, explanatory articles about all kinds of scientific topics, biographies of scientists, and definitions of scientific terms.

The premier resource for chemistry and biochemistry: reactions, molecular structures, substances, SciFinder requires new users to register as individuals prior to use. First-time users, register here.

QScience Journals is Qatar Foundation's collection of open access scientific journals in medicine, engineering, social sciences and the humanities. Many of the articles highlight research being done in Qatar and/or the Gulf region.