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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!

Google Scholar Search

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.