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Life Sciences (Yale-NUS College): Welcome

Introduction and Good-to-know resources

  The purpose of this guide is to recommend article databases, books and other materials for conducting research in the Life Sciences.  Click on the tabs at the top of the page, or the menu below to navigate among the sections of this guide to discover useful resources for research across disciplines such as: molecular and cellular biology, genetics, microbiology, evolutionary biology, ecology and more.  Need help?  Ask a Librarian!


  • Articles/Databases - major databases for finding articles across different disciplines within the life sciences
  • Books - search for books on your topic, and connect with major reference works like encyclopedias, handbooks and dictionaries
  • Taxonomic Guides - sources to help locate taxonomic/scientific names as well as citations to publications which describe, identify, classify, or name organisms
  • Methods & Protocols - online resources for finding laboratory protocols and best practice, usually link to peer-reviewed articles
  • Citations/Citing - tools for managing citations, resources for APA, MLA, Chicago and more

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