Use this guide for general research related to classes in the Biological Sciences department.
Last Updated: May 20, 2015
BioOne searches journal articles from the leading international biological scientific associations. This database is mobile-friendly; select the "View Mobile Site" link at the top of the page.
Large database of journals in the sciences. This database is mobile friendly; download the ScienceDirect app.
This is a great general database to start research for environmental resources. This database is mobile-friendly. Download the EBSCO app.
- Medline Complete
Use this database to search the medical literature. Searching recommendation: Use MeSH Headings to determine the best keywords to use in this database. This database is mobile friendly; download the EBSCO app.
Use this database to search the medical literature. Search Recommendations: Use the MeSH database to determine the best keywords to use in this database. Look for the Messiah College icon in the right-hand corner to quickly determine if we have this article in our collection. This database is mobile-friendly, look for the PubMed Mobile link on the homepage.
Toxicology database. Use to research topics on environmental impact and hazardous materials.
- JSTOR Plant Science
- BIOSIS (STNEasy)
The most comprehensive database for the Biological Sciences. Only certain courses have access to this pay-as-you-go database. Contact the Librarian for questions.
- Searchable Ornithological Research Archives (SORA)
Use this database to search for literature on birds.
If you have a journal article citation, but don't know if we have that specific journal, or don't know where the journal is online or in print, search the Periodicals List.