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Welcome to the online guide for Biology.  In this guide you will find links to useful databases, journals and internet resources for Biology research. 

Use the tabs above to navigate through the pages of this guide.

Please feel free to contact me via email or phone for help with your research.


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Electronic Resource Access

Users must authenticate both on-campus and off to gain access to licensed electronic resources.

On Campus: Use Brown's Secure Wireless Network.  Log-in with Brown username and password when prompted.

Off Campus: Log-in with Brown username and password when prompted.  Most of the library's licensed electronic resources utilize EZProxy; some require Virtual Private Network (VPN).  Exceptions noted in the resource description.  VPN is available from the Brown Software Catalog.  Click on the link below for more information on accessing the library's electronic resources from off-campus.

New Library Resources


The library recently added the Neuroscience section of the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) to our subscription.  Brown University affiliates now have access to all Biology and Neuroscience content.


Index and full text (where available) for psychology literature that exists outside of peer-review, including conference proceedings, legal documents, research reports, policy statements, standards, white papers and popular magazines.

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