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Biology: Articles

Guide for biology research.

Biology & Microbiology Subject Librarian

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Kristin Echtenkamp
Briggs Library 123
Phone: 605-688-5958

Recommended Research Databases

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


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.

Search for journal titles

Additional Research Databases

The following databases also may be appropriate to search depending on your topic and the amount of information needed. 

Citation Styles

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!).‚Äč

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. 

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