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Biology Resources: Home
Search Primo, NOT Google!
Primo is a one-search discovery service that provides you with access to many full-text electronic resources such as scholarly journal and magazine articles, newspaper articles and e-books. Primo also serves as the library catalog for MCTC Libraries and allows you to find print books, DVDs and other materials available within our campus libraries. You can search Primo 24/7 on any computer or device with Internet access to find a host of scholarly resources to use for you class assignments!*
NOTE: Students may see a login error when accessing electronic library resources. Often, this error occurs when using Google Chrome. This error is generally caused either by an expired authentication token or a prior sign-in attempt in progress.
To avoid this error, you can close the browser and reopen it in a "private" or "incognito" window. It is recommended that college students and employees always use private browsing to access library electronic content. Using a browser other than Chrome may also prevent this error from occuring. You may also fix this problem by going to your browser settings to the search history and clear/delete the data from websites you have visited and clear the cookies saved in the history. Then, close the browser and reopen it.
Search here to find TITLES of scholarly journals and magazines available within the MCTC library subscription databases.
Electronic Journals to Search for Articles
Below are through the MCTC Library. You may find more resources sources within Primo (see box above) or by searching databases individually, such as EBSCOhost, Gale CENGAGE and ProQuest (see box to the left).
Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses. It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories such as arXiv and will continue to grow and evolve as more is learned about the pandemic.
Why search here? Provides millions of citations relating to the field of agriculture.
What's included? Articles and book chapters from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Topics include food and human nutrition, agricultural engineering and technology, earth and environmental sciences and more.
Getting Articles?While most articles are full text some might be citation only, just click on the Get Articles icon and complete the form. The library will notify students when article arrives.
Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, see 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive.