Welcome to the research guide for biology sciences. This guide provides links to the most useful databases and resources for identifying and locating information for your topic.
Ebooks are available through the Miami Dade College Library Catalog. On the MDC homepage, locate the Libraries link, click on Search Catalog. Log into your library account. Under the Limit to option, select eBooks. Enter the title of the book, an author's name or story title. Search.
Miami Dade College Library provides a number of databases in the area of bioscience. You may log into the library using you Student ID number (PIN: last 4 numbers of your Student ID) and search for articles through the LINCCWeb site.
What is an Empirical Article?
An empirical article is an article that presents research that is based on actual observations or experiments conducted by the author.
How can I Tell if it is an Empirical Article?
Books on biological topics are in the Q section:
QH1-278.5 Natural History
QH705-705.5 Economic Biology
QM1-695 Human Anatomy
M - TH 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
F 8:00 am to 10:00 am
What is Plagiarism?
"The unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work."
From The Random House Dictionary of the English Language, 2d ed.