Best place to do a comprehensive biology search. When you do a search, 3,700 journals are being analyzed
Coverage in many areas of science. Polk subscribes to approx. 1700 full text journals from 2006 - present.
Full text of 70+ journals in bioscience areas.
- Biology Journals owned by Polk Library
Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.
Science Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans & Other Science Resources
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12
"The books that appear in these lists were selected as outstanding children's science trade books. They were selected by a book review panel appointed by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and assembled in cooperation with the Children's Book Council (CBC). NSTA and CBC have cooperated on this bibliographic project since 1973."
GRIN Taxonomy for Plants
GRIN taxonomic data provide the structure and nomenclature for accessions of the National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS), part of the National Genetic Resources Program (NGRP) of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Agricultural Research Service (ARS).
Treesearch is a database for searching the digital collection of U.S. Forest Service Research Station publications.
Environment Conservation Online System
This site sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a gateway web site that provides access applications which manage data regarding threatened and endangered species, fisheries,and habitat conservation.
New Books: Mircobiology
- Microbial challenge : a public health perspective
- Amoeba in the room : lives of the microbes
- Lactic acid bacteria : biodiversity and taxonomy
On the search screen, check the box next to Biological Sciences, Ecology, and/or Botany to search a number of full text journals.