Skip to Main Content
This Is Auburn Auburn University Libraries LibGuides

Principles of Biology (BIOL 1020/1023)

STEM Librarian

Profile Photo
Patricia Hartman
RBD Library


August 27: Topic Selection Due

Thursday, September 9 at 1 PM: Literature Collection Q&A / Help Session: 

Tuesday, September 14 at 11 AM: Literature Collection Q&A / Help Session:

September 17: Outline & Literature Reading Due

October 13: Draft Poster Due

October 22: Revised Draft Poster Due

October 29: Final Poster and Audio Presentation Submission

Final Poster Exhibition: November 15-19

Library Help Session

Please view the videos below to learn more about your semester-long project. After watching, take this quick quiz: Literature Collection QUIZ. I also encourage you to attend one of the general help sessions on Sept 9 at 1 PM or Sept 14 at 11 AM. If you are not able to attend either session, you are welcome to schedule an appointment with me. *You must watch the videos and take the quiz prior to our meeting.*  Please note that I will not be able to meet with you after Wednesday, Sept 15.


Video 1 link:

Video 2 link:

Essential Databases and Search Engines

For a successful project, you must find and cite a minimum of 5 peer-reviewed scientific research articles or scholarly books.  The following databases are essential to scientific research:

***In order to gain full access to articles, be sure to use the links on this course guide or log in through the AU Libraries website***

Other Biology Databases

You may also like to try out the following databases: