Carlson Science Library

Biology Internet Resources

Biology Browser
Produced by Thomson Reuters, this site offers a number of useful resources for the life sciences information community.

Bioinformatics Tutorials Series (BITS)
Bioinformatics video tutorials, produced by a collaboration of the MIT Engineering and Science Libraries and Harvard's Countway Library.

An online bioinformatics database for the model organism Dictyostelium discoideum.

Directory of Open Access Journals
Provides open access to over 3,800 journals.
Short videos covering topics such as genetics, microbiology, cell biology, and many more.

Earth Portal
A timely, objective, and science-based portal for environmental information.

Encyclopedia of Life
A collaborative effort to provide a webpage of authoritative information for each of the approximately 1.8 million species on the planet.

An annotated collection of all publicly available DNA sequences.

Gene Cards
An integrated database of human genes that includes automatically-mined genomic, proteomic and transcriptomic information, as well as orthologies, disease relationships, SNPs, gene expression, gene function, and service links for ordering assays and antibodies.

Gene Gateway
A collection of guides and tutorials relating to the Human Genome Project.

Genome Bioinformatics
Tools and data from the Genome Bioinformatics Group, a cross-developmental team within the Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering at the University of California Santa Cruz.

The Health and Environmental Research Online database provides access to the key scientific literature the EPA uses to make regulatory decisions.

Highwire Press
A division of Stanford University Library, Highwire Press offers open access to high impact, peer-reviewed journals.

Information Bridge
From the Department of Energy, full-text research and development reports in biology, environmental sciences, physics, chemistry and many other areas.

International Stem Cell Registry
A searchable, comprehensive database of information on all human embryonic (hESC) and induced pluripotent (iPS) stem cell lines.

Journal of Visualized Experiments
A peer-reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological research in video format.

National Biological Information Infrastructure
Provides access to data and information on the nation's biological resources.

National Institutes of Health
The primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.

National Science Foundation
Tasked with keeping the United States at the leading edge of discovery in areas from astronomy to zoology, the NSF funds research and education in most areas of science and engineering.

National Technical Information Service
The largest central resource for government-funded scientific information.

PLANTS Database
A searchable database of standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the United States.

USGS: Biological Resources Discipline
Focuses on the biological aspects of natural resource management.

The Virtual Body
An interactive guide to the brain, heart, skeleton and digestive system.

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