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Biology Resources

The University of Mount Union Library provides access to these resources for use by Mount Union students, faculty and staff. Indexes for general research are listed at the top of the page with subject specific resources below. Off-campus access is possible using your name and barcode as found on your Purple Plus Card (barcode number begins 27048, please use the entire number). Please direct questions you may have about these resources to a University Librarian at 330-823-3795 or 330-257-5742 (texting).

General Research Indexes:

Biology Research Indexes:
  • ACS Journals
    ACS Journals provides abstracts and full text for journals and magazines from the American Chemical Society. This site is the source for older ACS journals, known as the ACS Journal Archives. Current ACS journals are available both through this site and through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center
  • ACS Publications
    Archive of pre-1996 journals from the American Chemical Society
  • AccessMedicine
    Online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, and researchers with instant answers to clinical questions; AccessMedicine delivers the latest medical advances and knowledge from recognized physicians delivered in a digital aggregation with online desktop, PDA, iPod, and MP3 compatible device solutions
  • AccessScience
    Encyclopedia of science and technology; contains encyclopedia articles, dictionary terms, biographies, research updates, and science news and technology
  • ACToR
    ACToR is EPA's online warehouse of all publicly available chemical toxicity data and can be used to find all publicly available data about potential chemical risks to human health and the environment. ACToR aggregates data from over 500 public sources on over 500,000 environmental chemicals searchable by chemical name, other identifiers and by chemical structure.
  • AGRICOLA
  • Alt HealthWatch
    Index, abstracts, and full text covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness
  • Annual Reviews
    Biomedical Sciences and Physical Sciences; Full text 1996 - present, Tables of Contents only 1984-1995
  • Biological & Agricultural Index Plus (H.W. Wilson):
  • Biosis Previews 1969 - present
  • Biomed Central
    open access journals in biology and medicine
  • CINAHL Plus w/ Full Text
  • DRC: Digital Resource Commons
  • Environment Complete
    Index, abstracts and full text of articles on environmental studies
  • Food Science Source
  • Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index
  • GreenFILE
    A bibliographic database about environmental concerns from scholarly and general interest publications as well as government documents and reports
  • GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)
  • Gross Anatomy Dissector
    Online Guided Gross Anatomy Dissector provides the anatomy as a first-year medical student would encounter and use it in an online teaching and learning environment. PLEASE GO TO THE SECTION “SITE LICENSE ACCESS FOR UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION” TO FIND THE LINK FOR ACCESS TO THE DATABASE
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center
    Medical and health journals, reference books, pamphlets, web links
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition
    Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health; Includes or has links to full text
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    Index, abstracts, and full text focusing on many medical disciplines; Includes or has links to full text
  • HERO Database - EPA
    "Key studies EPA uses to develop environmental risk assessments for the public"
  • IRIS, Integrated Risk Information System - EPA
    "A human health assessment program that evaluates quantitative and qualitative risk information on effects that may result from exposure to environmental contaminants"
  • JoVE
    The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a PubMed-indexed video journal; UMU subscription only for General Section videos
  • MedicLatina
    Medical research and investigative journal articles in Spanish
  • Medline Complete
  • MEDLINE w/ Full Text
    Some full text available
  • MEDLINEplus
    From National LIbrary of Medicine and NIH - Health Topics, Drugs & Supplements, Medical Encyclopedia, News and Directories
  • Natural & Alternative Treatments
    Natural & Alternative Treatments contains detailed information on more than 180 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, over 200 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for more than 75 drug categories
  • NLMplus
    NLMplus is a search engine which provides access to the 60 databases maintained by the National Library of Medicine. Using this search engine you can search all databases simultaneously and be provided with results in categories including Health Topics, Drugs, News, Images, Videos, PubMed Reviews.
  • PubMed
    PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s
  • Public Health Reports
  • Science Online
    From cells to anatomy, from evolution to genetics, explore the classification, characteristics, and processes of life and how they change over time.
  • Science.gov
    Science.gov searches over 40 databases and 1,950 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results
  • SciTech Connect
    Includes Energy Citations and Information Bridge: full-text technical reports from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information
  • Springer Protocols
  • U.S.Energy Information Administration
  • WorldWideScience.org
    61 databases or portals from 56 countries and international organizations; Science.gov is the U.S. contribution to this international database