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Finding Journal Literature

Unsure which database to use to search for your topic? Check out this guide to Choosing the Appropriate Biological Literature Database: Opens in a New Tab.

PubMed @ MSU: Opens in a New Tab 
In PubMed you may see a FindText@MSU button to access full text articles. We have created a short video that demonstrates how to find the full text in PubMed and what to do if you cannot find it.

Full Text Reference Sources

  • EcoSal: Opens in a New Tab

    Continually updated Web resource from ASM based on the classic book: Escherichia coli and Salmonella: Cellular and Molecular Biology. It contains an archive of knowledge about the enteric bacterial cell with background and links to active databases of primary research information.

  • Encyclopedia of Life Sciences: Opens in a New Tab

    Contains articles written by scientists at the introductory and advanced level for all areas of biology. Good for background information on a topic.


Journal Citations