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Check out some of our recommended online resources for research in the biological and life sciences.

PLoS Biology

PLoS Biology

A peer-reviewed, Open-Access journal from the Public Library of Science with articles covering all areas of biological science.




A researcher-led publication established in 2012, eLife is a peer-reviewed, Open Access scientific journal for the biomedical and life sciences.




An online, Open Access pre-print repository for the biological and life sciences. Administered by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.



Encyclopedia of Life

Project that aims to collect information about all life forms on earth and make them freely accessible in a single online database. It integrates information from museums, libraries, universities and scientists around the world.


Tree of Life

Tree of Life Web Project

Collaborative effort of expert and amateur biologists to provide an encyclopedia for all life on earth with information about biodiversity, characteristics and evolutionary history.

Acts as the gateway to federal science research. It searches over 60 databases and over 2,200 scientific websites to provide users with access to more than 200 million pages of authoritative federal science information including research and development results.


Historical Anatomies on the WebHistorical Anatomies on the Web

A Selection of images from anatomical atlases in the National Library of Medicine's collection. Features digitized images and historical discussion of the work and artist.