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Biotechnology Course Guide

Searching the Library Catalog

The Library Homepage offers resources to help you with your scholarly research and to link to the library catalog and databases and more. 

From the library homepage,  Search the Library links to the PBSC library catalog.  Use it to find books, research articles, trade magazines, and more.

Select the Advanced Search option to enter multiple terms to refine your search. Use AND, OR,or NOT to limit or expand your results. 

Using AND, OR, and NOT in an advanced search:

•Use AND to connect different topics into one search and restrict the search results.

Use OR to increase search results with terminology of a similar meaning.

•Use NOT to restrict the number of search results by excluding a term likely to be in the search results.


Databases for Peer Reviewed Information

EBSCOhost Databases for Peer Reviewed articles in CINAHL, Medline with Full Text

  • Select the checkbox for peer reviewed articles to limit the results of your keyword search.

Business News and Products Information

PBSC Library Catalog

Use the library catalog to narrow your search results by Resource Type to find company reports, market research, and government documents.


Open Educational Resource Databases

Multidisciplinary Databases