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Mat-Su College: Biology

A guide for students taking Biology courses, particularly BIOL 102, at Mat-Su College.

Who this guide is for

This guide will help Mat-Su College Biology students to

  • understand what a scholarly article is
  • determine if an article is scholarly
  • find scholarly articles through Academic Search Premier
  • cite sources
  • get help

To learn more about any of those topics, click the corresponding red tab above this box.

Anyone is welcome to use this guide, but remember that it was written primarily for Mat-Su College BIOL students.

MSC Library Basics

All Mat-Su College pages have a Library link at the top:

Screenshot of library link at top of Mat-Su College page

The library website has a search box with tabs above it. The "Just Us" box searches physical items in the Mat-Su College campus library. The "QuickSearch" box searchs for physical items and digital items: ebooks; articles from magazines, journals, newspapers; government documents; dissertations; and so on. The Databases link leads to an alphabetical list of databases, or online collections of articles. The library has many databases devoted to specific academic subjects. This guide will introduce you to a few of them.

Mat-Su College library homepage with "Research Databases" link highlighted

Copyright (or lack thereof)

To the extent possible under law, Micah Muer has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to Biology at Mat-Su College. This work is published from: United States.