A libguide created for Mr. Nicholson's students to help them with their research for their first semester final project.
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2016
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Here are some databases that have a lot of information and articles about your topics. You can access these databases outside of the library by clicking on the links below and entering in your library card numbers and passwords.
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Welcome to Mr. Nicholson's Biotechnology Research Page. On this page, you will find links to resources and research tips to aid you with you first semester final project. If you're here on your own (not part of Mr. Nicholson's class), this is still a great source and springboard for biotechnical information offered by and beyond Monterey Public Library.
So, to kick this topic off properly, let's find out just what biotechnology is.
Here is a list of some useful websites that have information on the subject of biotechnology.
- National Institute of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services External Web Site Policy , is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
- National Center for Biotechnology
The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.
- US National Library of Medicine
Search biomedical literature, find medical terminologies, search NLM collections, read about diseases, learn about drugs, explore history, find a clinical trial, use a medical dictionary; find free full-text articles.
- US Department of Health and Human Services
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the U.S. government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
- Medline Plus
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. (Produced by the National Library of Medicine.)
- Mayo Clinic
More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you.
- Science Daily
Your source for the latest research news in biotechnology.
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APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences.
Check the APA Manual out in the library. (Click image.)
Need some APA tips and don't feel like flipping through the handbook? Check out the Owl Purdue site. (Click image.)
Want a quick fix? Here's a great citation generator. Plug in your information and you're good to go! (Click image.)
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