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BioABACUS: A database of abbreviations and acryonyms in biotechnology and computer science

Biological Journals and their Abbreviations
This webpage provides the abbreviation and full name of a large variety of biological and medical journals, and where available links to journal webpages.

Child Psychology
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Child Psychology provides an organized guide to child psychology in the form of a textbook. Chapters include Developmental Psychology, Stages of Development, Cognitive and Social Psychology, Evolutionary Educational Psychology, and Evolutionary Developmental Psychopathology. Available online (on-campus or ASURITE).

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition
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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists in the United States.

Educational Psychology
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Educational Psychology describes the application of psychology to children and adults in educational settings. Chapters discuss educational philosophies, psychoanalysis of school children, learning disabilities, learning-centered psychological principles, and online learning strategies. Available online (on-campus or ASURITE).

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics
The Encyclopedia of Biostatistics, a multi-volume print reference set, supports the development and use of statistical methods to address problems in the life and medical sciences.

Encyclopedia of Genetics
The Encyclopedia of Genetics is a four volume set published by Academic Press. The Encyclopedia is an authoritative reference work on genetics.

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Genetics, Genomics, and Proteomics
The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Genetics, Genomics, and Proteomics contains entries on terms and concepts dealing with biochemistry, cell and developmental biology, immunology, hereditary diseases, and molecular evolution, as well as advances in genomics and proteomics.

Environmental Science & Ethics
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Environmental Science & Ethics presents ethical issues related to the environment in five main units: toxic chemicals, ecology, climate change, environmental pollution, and social issues. The book is available online (on-campus or ASURITE).

Environmental Science Deskbook
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The Environmental Science Deskbook is intended to serve as a resource for practitioners in environmental law. This book introduces readers to terminology and topics within environmental science, which is followed by the analysis of experts in their respective fields. Available on Westlaw (Westlaw password required).

Environmental Social Science: Human-Environment Interactions and Sustainability
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Environmental Social Science focuses on the effects of human interactions with the environment. This book is intended to present theories and studies in an accessible format and provides guidance as to how such research should be conducted.

Forensic Anthropology and Medicine: Complementary Sciences from Recovery to Cause of Death
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Forensic Anthropology and Medicine provides a comprehensive guide to the use of forensic science to examine dated evidence. In particular, this book includes sections describing the steps of forensic analysis, age determination, cause of death analysis, skeletal remains, and the utility of multidisciplinary approaches in forensic science.

Forensic Epidemiology
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Forensic Epidemiology is an introductory guide to forensic science and epidemiology. This book contains a history of epidemiology, a number of cases demonstrating the connection between epidemiology and modern forensic science, and a call for increased collaboration between public health experts and law enforcement.

Forensic Psychology
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Forensic Psychology presents the field in a textbook format ideal for learning by students or continued development by professionals. This book emphasizes the use of forensic psychology in the UK, although it also features the work of international experts.

Forensic Science in Court: Challenges in the Twenty-First Century
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Forensic Science in Court, authored by Donald E. Shelton, presents the implications of forensic science on legal proceedings, including the history of evidence, types of evidence that are admissible, and the strengths of various forms of forensic evidence.

Forensic Science in Wildlife Investigations
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Forensic Science in Wildlife Investigations provides an overview of approaches to solve wildlife crimes. This book is written to require only a fundamental knowledge of biology and outlines case studies and best practices to instruct investigators and legal professionals.

Genetics Glossary
This glossary of terms related to genetics was written by Susan A. Ehrlich.

Genetics Home Reference
The Genetics Home Reference website is affiliated with the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine. This website is aimed at a general audience and offers explanatory resources for users to learn about genetics and their potential to dictate human health.

Glossary of Biotechnology Terms
The Glossary of Biotechnology Terms serves as a comprehensive online dictionary relating to biotechnology. Terms can be searched for, and the website returns a concise definition with a list of related terms.

Handbook of Forensic Science
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The Handbook of Forensic Science presents a thorough overview of practices in the field. Topics covered include forensic science practice, support of investigations through scientific evidence, and issues in contemporary forensic science practice.

Intellectual Property Federal Agency Decisions
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The HeinOnline Intellectual Property Federal Agency Decisions Library includes decisions from the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, decisions of the Commissioner of Patents, decisions and reports of the Federal Communications Commission, and decisions of federal courts involving copyright, patents and trademark. This Library also contains the Federal Communications Record, Volume 1- present.

Intellectual Property Law Collection
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The HeinOnline Intellectual Property Law Collection offers a number of resources focusing on copyrights, patents, and trademarks in the United States. The Collection includes over 100 legislative histories, Code of Federal Regulations Title 37, U.S. Code Titles 17 and 35, the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure, the Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure, over 400 books, and more than 50 periodicals which focus on intellectual property.

Nature Encyclopedia of the Human Genome
This reference work provides a comprehensive overview of genetics and genomics research. It also addresses the ethical, legal, and social issues that arise from genomics research. Over 1,000 peer-reviewed articles are organized by subject. The Encyclopedia is available at Science Reference QH447 .E53 2003.

NIH Handbook: Genetics Home Reference - Your guide to understanding genetic conditions
Genetics Home Reference is the National Library of Medicines web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes related to those conditions.

Patent Searching Research Guide
This research guide from the Ross-Blakley law Library is designed to help individuals find both U.S. and foreign patents. The guide details print materials, free online resources, and subscription resources available in the library and remotely to Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law students, faculty, and staff.

Principles of Environmental Sciences
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Principles of Environmental Sciences is meant to serve as a comprehensive resource for those interested in the environmental sciences and current problems. This book features the work of experts in the field, as well as case studies highlighting possible solutions and analysis.

Psychology: The Key Concepts
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Psychology: The Key Concepts presents a broad overview of psychology in textbook format. This book focuses on practical uses of psychology, and also includes discussions of current issues with analysis and recommendations by the British Psychology Society. Available online (on-campus or ASURITE).

Research Guide for Genetics Ethics, Law & Policy
Washington University Law’s Research Guide for Genetics Ethics, Law and Policy Seminar details various sources concerning genetics ethics.

Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms
The Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms is maintained by the National Human Genome Research Institute. The Glossary features specialists in the field of genetics sharing their descriptions of terms. In addition, the Glossary features images, animation, and links to related terms.