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Health and Life Science Research: Literature

Focused on needs of researchers in the life and health sciences. Includes information about finding literature, protocols, and methods, setting up alerts to keep up to date, and help with publishing, and locating funding.

Proxy Bookmark

Use this bookmark to proxy-in to Penn content off-campus without going all the way back to the library Web site. Great if you WORK AT CHOP

Additional Subject Guides

Manage Citations & Create Bibliographies

Tools are available to help manage citations.  RefWorks, Zotero, Papers, and EndNote are examples.


  • Go directly to Refworks


Locate Research Articles

Additional Subject-focused Databases

NIH Scientific Rigor & Reproducibility Resources

Resources recommended in fulfilling new NIH revised review criteria for enhancing rigor and transparency:


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Finding Full-Text

Penn Text iconWithin a journal database, look for the PennText link or button.  Click on PennText to open a page with options for obtaining the full-text.

Locate full-text from a citation

Find known articles and e-resources