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Biological Sciences: 03-345: Experimental Cell and Developmental Biology: Home

This guide provides links, tutorials, and tips for finding and accessing scholarly research in biology.

Need Help?


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, Zotero.  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:

Useful Book for this Class

Check out our print copies in the Mellon Library or you can read an online version of the 6th edition of Developmental Biology by Gilbert F. Scott on NCBI Books

Biological Sciences Librarian

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Melanie Gainey
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4th Floor Mellon Institute