See also the main Biotechnology Research Guide for more links to databases, websites, and other library resources.
Help with Database Searching
PubMed and Scopus are advanced databases with special search features that you may be unfamiliar with. The resources below contain more information about how to effectively search these databases.
AND - Searches for both terms in the same record
OR - Searches for records with either term
Not - Excludes records with that search term
* - Searches for words with alternative endings. Ex: behav* = behavior, behave
? - Represents a single character, anywhere in the word: Ex: analy?e
“...” - Searches for records with the exact phrase