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BIO 475 & 476: Home


Welcome to the library guide for students in BIO 475 & 476: Scientific Writing and Analysis I & II.  This guide is designed to acquaint you with biology-related resources available in the John Esch Library and beyond. 

Password required: Log in to the library's online resources using the same username and password you use to access your Lakeland email account or Blackboard. 


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(Guide creator: Joe Pirillo.  Currently maintained by Ann Penke.)


Links to specific science journals are provided below. Looking for a topic idea? Browse the journals below for ideas. Already have a topic? Use the databases listed under the Articles tab to find articles on your topic. 

Some journals are available in the John Esch Library in print format only.  Issues are not available electronically in a library database. 

  • Cell 

  • Science: From 2005 - current will only be available in print in the library or on microfilm in the library. Ask a librarian for assistance.

Using Library Databases to search for articles: The databases below will help you locate articles related to biological sciences. Some articles will be available in full-text (with complete article) while others will only provide a summary/abstract. Articles with summary/abstract may be available in full-text in another library database or available through interlibrary loan. 

Password required: Log in with the same username and password used to access your Lakeland email account and Blackboard.

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Link Google Scholar to complete articles available in John Esch Library database

  • Go to
  • Click Settings. 
  • Select Library Links.  
  • Enter Lakeland University in the search box.  
  • Check Lakeland University John Esch Library - EBSCOhost Full Text.  
  • Click Save. Now your Google Scholar results will indicate if the article can be found in an EBSCOhost database. (Cookies must be enabled to save settings.)

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Ann Penke
Director of Library Services
W3718 South Dr.
Plymouth, WI 53073
(920) 565-1038, ext. 2416

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