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BIOL 213: Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (Crofts): Home

Reserve a Study Room

Students are able to reserve a study room in the Science Library for 2 hour blocks of time, up to one week in advance.

Please note:  At this time, Study Room 1 is the only group study room that can be reserved.  Study Rooms 2-4 are still open on a first-come, first-served basis.

Drop In Hours

In addition to these options, you can always email us at We will usually respond within 1-2 business days. 

You Should Know

For BIOL 213, you should know the following library research skills:

  • How to access the libraries' subscription to individual research databases such as Biological Abstracts, Scopus or PubMed
  • Distinguish the differences between research resources such as Biological Abstracts, ProQuest Biological Science, and Google Scholar
  • How to evaluate resources that you find in a database, and identify various types of articles including primary research articles, secondary review articles, and general articles.
  • Determine if a specific journal publishes high quality research articles
  • How to read a citation to identify authors names, article titles, journal titles, volume and issue numbers, dates, and doi numbers.
  • How to find the full text of an article, and how to use interlibrary loan to access articles we do not own in the libraries' collections
  • How to cite sources in the Journal of Experimental Biology Style

This online guide covers many of these topics.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Science Librarian Laura Wilson (contact information is on the "Help" page of this guide).