Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship
Fall 2000

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Life Sciences and Agricultural Journals

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Biological Procedures Online

"Biological Procedures Online publishes technical tips and reviews of new and established research techniques. Papers providing an extended understanding of existing methods or their applications are welcomed. The journal covers research in all areas of the biological and medical sciences."


Indexed in: ERIC

"Bioscene is the official, refereed publication of the Association of College and University Biology Educators (formerly the Association of Midwestern College Biology Teachers)."

The Brazilian Journal of Genetics

Indexed in: Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Web of Science

"To publish the results of original research in evolution and genetics and their application to the improvement of plants, animals and human well-being."

Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research

Indexed in: Biological Abstracts, Medline, Chemical Abstracts, Bibliography of Agriculture

"To publish the results of original research which contribute significantly to knowledge in medical and biological sciences."

Conservation Ecology

Indexed in: Biological Abstracts, Web of Science, PAIS

"Conservation Ecology is an electronic, peer-reviewed, scientific journal devoted to the rapid dissemination of current research.

Content of the journal ranges from the applied to the theoretical. Topics covered include the ecological bases for:

  • the conservation of ecosystems, landscapes, species, populations, and genetic diversity;
  • the restoration of ecosystems and habitats; and
  • the management of resources. "

Electronic Green Journal

Indexed in: PAIS, General Science Index, Biological and Agricultural Index, ERIC, Environmental Abstracts

"The Electronic Green Journal is a refereed World Wide Web-based Internet professional journal on international environmental topics such as assessment, conservation, development, disposal, education, hazards, pollution, resources, technology, and treatment. Articles vary in scope and focus but are intended for researchers, resource professionals, as well as the educated generalist."

Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics

  1. EJAIB is the official journal of the Asian Bioethics Association (ABA).
  2. To review and update news and trends in bioethics from around the world (about 1,000 papers each issue). Bioethics is broadly defined as life ethics, including both medical and environmental ethics, and environmental, ethical, legal and social issues arising from biotechnology.
  3. To pay particular attention to issues raised by genetic and reproductive technology, and other news for the International Association of Bioethics Genetics Network. To publish letters on such topics, promoting international debate.
  4. To publish research papers, and relevant news, and letters, on topics within Asian Bioethics, promoting research in bioethics in the Asian region, and contributing to the interchange of ideas within and between Asia and global international bioethics. Asia is defined for the general purposes of this journal as the geographical area, including the Far East, China, South East Asia, Oceania, the Indian subcontinent, the Islamic world and Israel.
  5. To promote scientific responsibility, in coordination with MURS Japan (Universal Movement for Scientific Responsibility); and the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS) Bioethics Program."

Frontiers in Bioscience

Indexed in: Chemical Abstracts, Index Medicus

"The primary mission of this journal is to provide a platform where exchange of scientific information can take place freely between the investigators and the readers. The journal will provide investigators with a variety of free services that can be utilized in their day-to-day research activities."

Fungal Genetics Newsletter

Indexed in : Biological Abstracts

"Publishes articles, bibliographies and addresses for researchers in fungal genetics."

Genetics and Molecular Biology

Indexed in: Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Web of Science

"To publish the results of original research in evolution and genetics and their application to the improvement of plants, animals and human well-being."

Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins

Indexed in : Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Index Veterinarius

"An interdisciplinary journal devoted to research on different aspects of toxins, venomous animals, and their products and derivatives."

Molecular Vision

Indexed in: Chemical Abstracts, Web of Science, Medline, Biological Abstracts

"Molecular Vision is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the dissemination of research results in molecular biology, cell biology, and the genetics of the visual system (ocular and cortical). Molecular Vision publishes articles presenting original research that has not previously been published and comprehensive articles reviewing the current status of a particular field or topic."

Revista Brasileira de Botânica

Indexed in : Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts

"To publish the results of original botanical research in Portuguese, Spanish or English."

Revista de Microbiologia

Indexed in: Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Medline, Index Veterinarius

"To publish original research papers, research notes and, occasionally, reviews, covering all aspects of Microbiology."

World Wide Web Journal of Biology

Indexed in: Chemical Abstracts

"The primary purpose of this journal is to create an open forum for rapid interactive peer reviewed information exchange in the biological sciences. The journal encourages articles from both plant and animal biological sciences. In general the journal is open to quality articles from any discipline of the biological sciences."



Indexed in: Bibliography of Agriculture, Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts

"The journal is devoted to the publication of original scientific papers, prepared in Portuguese or English by experts in the Agricultural Sciences."

Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos

Indexed in : Chemical Abstracts, Food Science and Technology Abstracts

"To publish scientific articles and communications in the area of food science."

Florida Entomologist

Indexed in: Ecology Abstracts, Biological abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Web of Science, Agricola.

"The first long-published, refereed, natural science journal on the Internet and the first such life science journal to have all current and back issues on the web with free access. Online publication was undertaken by the Florida Entomological Society to further the vision of the future of primary scientific publication."

Journal of Extension

Indexed in: Web of Science, Agricola, ERIC

"The Journal is the peer reviewed publication of the Cooperative Extension System. It seeks to expand and update the research and knowledge base for Extension professionals and other adult educators to improve their effectiveness."

Scientia Agricola

Indexed in: Bibliography of Agriculture, Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts

"To publish original articles prepared by national and international experts which contribute to the scientific development of agricultural sciences."


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