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BIOL 2421 Microbiology Unknown SE: Databases

Study guides for BIOL 2421 and resources to help you complete your microbiology unknown assignment,.

Why use Library Databases?

Databases are organized, searchable collections of information. 

Library Databases

  • Contain sources you can trust, including peer-reviewed and scholarly journals  
  • Have been evaluated and selected for their authoritative and reliable content
  • Reduce time spent searching 

To Find Database Articles

  • Go to
  • Look on the right side of the page for TCC Article Databases
  • Click on "Browse Subjects"


Choose "Health and Nursing" or "Science" from the drop-down list to see a list of related databases. The right database for you to use will depend on your topic. If you have problems finding what you need, ask a librarian or try PMC, a database of free federally funded research articles.  




Recommended Databases

Every database has a purpose, but some are better for your class's assignments than others. These databases may be particularly useful to you for this assignment.