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BIOL 128 Research Guide: Databases

Got Access?

Database access requires login off campus with your 14-digit barcode number printed on front of your ID card.

OR ... You can also obtain your barcode number from your PAWS account: Go to Self-Service, click on Student Center, and scroll down to Other Areas to obtain your library barcode information.

Access or Library Account Questions? Call the Ort Library Circulation Desk at
301-687-4395 or email

Search Google Scholar!

To unleash the full power of Google Scholar, log into Research Port first!

Recommended Databases for Ethnobotany

Searching individual databases one at a time for in-depth research is always recommended! Databases available via Databases A-Z or ResearchPort. Login required off campus

Basic EBSCOhost Searching

Many FSU library research databases are on the EBSCOhost platform and follow a similar navigation scheme, Some of these databases included are Academic Search Complete, Environment Complete, GreenFile, and SocINDEX. This tutorial demonstrates demonstrates how to create a Basic Search using EBSCOhost, relevant to these databases.