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English 379: Technical Communication for Biology and Microbiology: Articles

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Kristin Echtenkamp
Briggs Library 012
Phone: 605-688-5958

Recommended Research Databases

To find articles about a Biology related topic, search one or more of the following databases:

Annual Reviews

Published annually, these journals contain review articles that summarize key research and emerging issues. Articles include extensive bibliographies. Use the Annual Reviews link to access the full collection or select a specific title. 


Use the Journals List to determine the library's access to specific publications. Enter the title of the newspaper, magazine, or journal to find out whether the library has access in print or online and the dates of our coverage.

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Top Journals

Looking through recent issues of scholarly journals is a great way to learn about current research and trends in the field. Below is a list of top Biology and Microbiology journals (please note that this is not a complete or comprehensive list!).

  • Physics of Life Reviews
  • PLoS Biology
  • eLife
  • BMC Biology
  • BioScience
  • Quarterly Review of Biology
  • Nature Reviews Microbiology
  • Clinical Microbiology Reviews
  • Cell Host & Microbe
  • Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews
  • FEMS Microbiology Reviews
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