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Bioscience: Databases

Library resources organised at one place for students, academics and researchers from "Bioscience (B)"

Collaborative Encyclopedia

The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is a free, online collaborative encyclopedia intended to document all of the 1.9 million living species known to science. It is compiled from existing databases and from contributions by experts and non-experts throughout the world. Source: Wikipedia

Bioinformatics Resources

Online Bioinformatics Resource Collection (OBRC) by the University of Pittsburgh's Health Sciences Library System, is a one-stop gateway to online bioinformatics databases and software tools .

Database Category List

Nucleic Acids Research (NAR) publishes the results of leading edge research into physical, chemical, biochemical and biological aspects of nucleic acids and proteins involved in nucleic acid metabolism and/or interactions. 

Click here for the latest NAR Database Summary Paper Category List.

Library-subscribed Databases

Tutorials & Training

Web of Science

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Search Tools

Databases have powerful search tools that can help you get relevant results. Here are some of the more common tools:

Do refer to the Help pages of individual databases as the symbols may differ.