Basic Science Portal

This portal displays selected resources. Additional resources can be found on the Library home page. See the ALC Schedule to find out when the first floor is available. 

 Meet Your Librarian

  Sheila Thomas

Sheila Thomas, MA(LS), MEd
Research and Clinical Search Services Coordinator
Phone: 501-686-6736


Finding Articles

Basic Sciences Databases

Finding Journals

Start at the eJournals page. If not found, try the catalog (print and eJournals).

Finding Books

For eBooks select browse or search by title words, subject, or ISBN. For subject searching, select from the drop down box “Title Contains ALL Words” and type in subject words or terms, such as electron microscopy or physiological chemistry.

Search the Catalog for Online and Print Books catalog. (print and eJournals)


Guides & Tutorials

PubMed Tutorial

NLM Toxicology tutorials – Toxicology site map in Tutor 1 is a good place to start

Citation Formats & Bibliography Creation with RefWorks

And more….

Additional Guides

Graduate School Home Page

Plagiarism & Copyright

Scholarly Publishing Guidelines

NIH public access policy

Writing Well – Tips on grammar, punctuation and more with OWL

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) scientific data repositories & datasets


Entrez Gene

GEO Datasets

NCBI Database of Genomic Structural Variation (dbVar)



Animal research alternatives resources

AltWeb – the Alternatives to Animal Testing Web Site was created to serve as a gateway to alternatives news, information, and resources. Altweb now is the U.S. home of the journal ALTEX: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation, which is the official publication of the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT).

Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) – US Department of Agriculture.

JAX® Mice Database – Over 6,000 Jackson Laboratory (JAX®) Mice strains.