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Biological Sciences: Start your Research

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  • Biological Abstracts
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  • Search for books in the Five College Catalog
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  • Online encyclopedias and reference works
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  • Determine if an article is scholarly
  • Find a book in the library
  • Get help with research

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  • MHC Biological Sciences Faculty publications
  • Sample searches
  • Sources used by other Biological Sciences students

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