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Subject Guide for Research Help for Biology at Reed College

Finding Review Publications

Review publications contain articles that review the research already done in a given area. A review article can give you a synthesis of a particular topic and provide you with an extensive bibliography. 

To identify review articles, most databases allow you to search by article type (review) or limit your search to reviews. Reed Library also subscribes to a number of review journals. These resources are available to the Reed community only.

Annual Review of … (search or browse all titles)
Reed subscribes to the entire collection of Annual Review titles. A selection relevant to biology includes reviews for biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, physiology and plant biology.

Methods & Protocols

Although there are a number of places to find methods and protocols for research, Reed subscribes to a few resources that you should try!

JOVE Science Education

JOVE Science Education is a database dedicated to teaching laboratory fundamentals through simple, easy to understand video demonstrations. Reed has access to the complete collection of science videos to improve scientific research and education.