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Biology: Home


This subject guide has been created to help you find biology information. You can use the links on these pages to access materials the library has purchased or subscribed to whether you are on or off-campus. Also listed are links to valuable information available for free on the Web. If you have any questions or need assistance, please ask a librarian. Thanks for visiting!

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Is a journal peer reviewed?

You can search Ulrich's Web with a journal title to verify if the title is peer reviewed. Peer reviewed is also sometimes called refereed.

Recommended Biology Resources

Proxy Link Generator

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For assistance accessing library resources from off-campus, please contact the Sciences Library at or (319) 335-3083.

Making links work from off campus: UI Libraries’ proxy server address

To make sure University of Iowa users can access the article away from campus, copy our proxy server address ( into the URL so that the whole thing looks like  This will trigger the website to ask for HawkIDs and passwords to allow access to protected content.

Sciences Head Engagement Librarian

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Laurie Neuerburg
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Office: 450 VAN
Phone: 319-467-0216

Director, Sciences Library

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Leo Clougherty
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Iowa City, IA 52242