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BIOL 1023 - Principles of Biology: Home

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Patricia Hartman
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Library Help Session (Required)

At least one group member must attend an online literature searching session via Zoom with Patricia Hartman, the Biological Sciences Librarian. Participation by multiple group members is highly encouraged. If no one is from your group is available at these times, please contact me as soon as possible to schedule an appointment. Note: I have limited spaces available for individual appointments for this course. If you cannot attend one of the sessions below, make an appointment as soon as possible or you may not be guaranteed a slot.

June 8: 11 AM

June 9: 11 AM

June 10: 2 PM

June 11: 2 PM



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:


June 3: Topic Selection Due

June 3-17: Meet with Patricia Hartman (Biology Librarian) and Review Literature. See session times at left.

June 17: Outline & Literature Reading Due

July 3: Draft Poster Due

July 15: Revised Draft Poster Due

July 17: Final Poster Submission

Final Poster Exhibition July 22-29