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Biological Sciences: Literature & News Sources

Literature Databases

Popular Science News Resources


Access popular newspapers including New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Washington Post and more. 

Theses and Dissertations

Theses and dissertations from CMU and other institutions can commonly be accessed from our library catalog. Simply search for the title, author, or key word in the "Everything" search box. You can filter by Resource Type on the left panel to only include "Dissertations" in the search results. The entry in the catalog of your thesis or dissertation of interest will include a link to full-text content on ProQuest. You can also download PDFs. If the dissertation you are interested in is not available through our catalog, please contact us at