Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Use these databases to find articles about biology topics.
Web of Science
A citation database that allows you to search the online versions of Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index. The analyze tool can be used to filter results by author, publication year, journal subject category, institution, language or source title.
Provides the most comprehensive coverage on medical research, clinical practice, administration and policy issues from thousands of journals.
Birds of North America
Provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 700+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.
Provides citations and indexes to agricultural information, including animal sciences, plant sciences, aquaculture, forestry, and more.
Searches over 150 bioscience publications from independent publishers and contains the full text of over 80 journal titles.
Provides access to hundreds of full-text journals published by Elsevier in subjects including science, engineering, technology, medicine and business.
Wiley Online Library
Provides access to articles published by Wiley in a variety of science topics.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
BIOSIS Citation Index
Searches thousands of journal titles in biology and the life sciences, and contains citation data for each item. It also searches conference proceedings, books, and book chapters. Coverage dates: 1926 - Current.
Zoological Record is the world's oldest continuing database of animal biology. It is considered the world's leading taxonomic reference, with coverage back to 1864, it has acted as the world's unofficial register of animal names.
Provides medically accurate and detailed 3D graphic rendering of human anatomy.
Full-text database focusing on agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy and related fields. More than 1,200 full-text journals, with indexing for an addition 800+ journals.. Coverage dates: Varies.
Good general databases
These databases are very general in nature.
Academic Search Ultimate
A large, multidisciplinary database that abstracts and indexes 9000+ journals and includes the full text of 5500+ journals. 4000+ of the journals are peer-reviewed. Coverage dates: Varies.
Science in Context (Gale)
Provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.
Dissertations and Theses at TCU
Contains full text of dissertations and theses produced by TCU students. The Current Research@ Gateway link on the main page will also let you view 24 page previews of dissertations and theses submitted at other participating institutions from 1999-present.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Contains online encyclopedias and other other reference sources on a wide variety of topics.