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Biology / Life Sciences Resources (BIOL, CBMG, ENTM)

Information resources and services in support of Biology, Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics (CBMG), and Entomology

Meet Your Librarian

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Matthew Cain
​STEM Library, Room 2403N
William E. Kirwan Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Key databases – Searching for Articles and other Publications

Background Information – New to a topic, feeling behind or need a refresher?


Review articles - do not report new research, but instead summarize the current state of understanding on a particular topic. This makes them excellent choices for gathering background information that might not be represented in a broader encyclopedia or handbook.


Searching for review articles from many journals at once: