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FND 195: Coral Reefs

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A collection of abstracts and articles from over 1500 scholarly journals considered primary representatives of their disciplines. The General Science, Biological Sciences and Ecology sections are expecially relevant. Select Advanced Searchto strategically amongst 45 disciplines. Choose PDF from within JStor to properly view and print articles.

Searchable full text aggregation of more than 60 bioscience research journals. The titles are published by scholarly societies and have formerly been available in print. Access to individual journal titles can also be found on the Biology "by Subject" page.

Indexes and abstracts over 800 English-language periodicals in all subject areas, and provides the full-text of all the articles.

Selected Journals of Interest at F&M - check Journals,Magazines & Newspapers at F&M for complete holdings and locations.

  • Ambio
  • Atoll research bulletin
  • Bioscience
  • Coral Reefs Note: Not available at F&M so you must request article via Interlibrary Loan - expect a turnaround time of approx. 8 days.
  • Earth Science Reviews
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Science and Technology
  • Global Change Biology
  • Journal of Coastal Research
  • Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
  • Limnology and Oceanography
  • Nature
  • Oecologia
  • Pacific Science
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Science
  • Science
  • Southeastern Geology

6 Parts of a Primary Research Article

  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Materials/Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • References
Last updated: 11/05/08 dr contact Dale Riordan for assistance, 291-3843