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Biological Sciences: 03-117: Frontiers, Analysis, and Discovery in Biological Sciences: Home

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Schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Melanie Gainey (, the librarian liaison for biological sciences, for in-depth help with literature searches, databases, citation management, creating a research plan for assignments, and more.

About this Guide

This guide provides some links and brief videos to show you how to find reliable information sources, navigate databases such as PubMed and Google Scholar, and manage your research with the citation manager, Mendeley.  This guide will help you do research more efficiently, which will save you a lot of time in this class and others! In the tabs in this guide, you will find information to help you:


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Melanie Gainey
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