Databases: Biochemistry

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Margaret Manion is the subject area expert for Biochemistry.

Lydon Library, room 203
84 University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854
978 934-3211

Please contact Margaret with questions about biochemistry research.

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This library guide offers information on databases, interlibrary loan, plagiarism, citation and other online resources. 

database is a collection of information on a website organized so you can conduct a search (by keyword, title, author, etc). The UML Library provides free access to a multitude of databases for students which have sources that include journal articles, books, conference papers, maps, government reports, etc.
It's a good place to start to look for articles, books, etc. Especially peer-reviewed articles from academic journals.
To clarify, a database can be used to search for journals, which contain peer-reviewed articles, vital to references when writing a thesis or doing research.
Some databases provide full-text and some don't.  If the database you're searching doesn't include full-text, use: 

Biochemistry Databases

The main search box on the UML Library Home Page is the best place to start when exploring a topic.

Several other options to find specialized articles include the following databases and websites: