Course Info:

BOTANY 330 (Algae)
Doe, Jane
Fall 2006-2007 LEC 005 MWF 01:20 PM to 02:10 PM

Library Contacts:

John Doe, Biology Library, fake email 265-5555

John Doe

Library Course Materials:


Science Databases


CAB indexes 11,000 English and foreign-language journals. It is a good place to start looking for the "how to" science of genetic engineering of plants worldwide.


AGRICOLA is also an excellent place to look for the "how to" literature, especially in the United States.

Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts

Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts indexes 539 journal titles covering research, applications, regulatory developments and new patents across all areas of biotechnology and bioengineering.

Ecological Databases

Ecology Abstracts
Environmental Science & Pollution Management
JSTOR includes the full text of many important ecology journals.

Current News and Public Attitude Databases

Proquest Newspapers

Proquest Newspapers is a good place to start for overviews of a topic; to identify issues surrounding a topic; and to get leads to follow for more detailed information.

Remember: you can click on Databases Selected in the upper left of the screen to get Wisconsin Newspapers.
1. Uncheck the box to the left of Proquest Newspapers.
2. Scroll down the screen and check the box to the left of Wisconsin Newstand.
3. Click on Continue at the top of the screen.


Academic Search

Academic Search Elite indexes almost 3,000 magazines and journals from every academic discipline. It is a good place to look for general information about genetical engineering, including public opinion and consumer issues.

Additional Resources
Plant Sciences/Botany Databases
Ecology/Environment/Natural Resources Databases
Genetics/Molecular Biology Resources
News/Current Topics
E-Resource Gateway

last updated: August 7, 2006