Biological Abstracts Archive

Biological Abstracts Archive
  • Type of source: bibliographic database
  • Documents: papers
  • Format: text
  • Specialisation: biology
  • Period covered: 1987–2009
  • Publication language: English
  • Interface language: English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Chinese
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Biological Abstracts is a bibliographic biology database containing bibliographic records and abstracts of scientific papers from 4,387 journals covering the period 1978–2009.

Biological Abstracts is comprised of three main databases: Biological Abstracts 1990–2008, Biological Abstracts 1987–1989 and Zoological Record 1978–2009.

Biological Abstracts covers not merely traditional biology disciplines – botany, zoology, microbiology, clinical and veterinary medicine, pharmacology, biotechnology, the environment and agriculture – but also interdisciplinary fields associated with biology such as biochemistry, biophysics and bioengineering. The database is divided into two parts representing two time periods: 1987–1989 and 1990–2008.

Zoological Record is the most comprehensive database of zoology literature in the world. It takes in all aspects of zoology, such as biochemistry, behavioural sciences, genetics, etc. It covers the time period 1978–2009.



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