This guide will help you find information related to biochemistry and biophysics This page contains links to databases that will help you locate scholarly (journal) articles, reactions, phsyical & chemical property data, and more. Use the tabs above to locate books, encyclopedias, & theses and websites & other information sources.
If you need help, feel free to contact your agriculture and life sciences librarian.
Locating Scholarly Articles & Substance Information
The Web of Science database provides access to past and present multidisciplinary articles, proceedings, and other information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. The database has a number of useful search features, including citation mapping. Make sure to change the drop down menu from "Web of Science Core Collection" to "All Databases" to take full advantage of the content.
Inspec provides access to journal articles and conference proceedings in engineering and physics (including physical chemistry).
Open Helix provides genomics resources, such as tutorials to learn how to use bioinformatics and genomics tools.
The ProQuest Biological Sciences database includes access to biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, and related literature, including gray literature publications.
Protein Lounge provides a number of interactive web-based databases and software tools to assist with systems biology.
The PubMed database provides citations for literature in biomedical, health, life, chemical, and behavioral sciences, including zoonotic diseases. It provides links to full text when available.
REAXYS provides comprehensive databases of chemistry literature and data. In addition to scholarly articles, it contains structures, properties, synthesis possibilities, reactions, and bioactivity data.
SciFinder includes in-depth coverage of scholarly articles, substances, and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.
Using Google Scholar to Find Articles
Go to Scholar Settings and select "Library Links." Enter "Texas A&M University" in the search box, select both "Texas A&M University - Full text@TAMU" and "Open WorldCat - Library Search," and save changes. This lets Google Scholar link its search results directly to the full text subscription if it is available (A&M log-in may be required).