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On the Shelves

The books are arranged on the shelf by subject. All Science books have a 500 series number and are together on the shelves.
For example, books on Biomes are together using the call number 577
Example BIOME books at Regis Jesuit: UXL encyclopedia of biomes, Shrublands,Taiga, Temperate grasslands,Tropical forests,Tropical grasslands.

RJ Databases

General Science Databases
Encyclopedia type science source. Includes Biographies, Science News, Study Center, Image Galleries, Multimedia presentations.
Periodicals (Current science news), Reference Books, Science Experiments, Videos
Use the REFERENCE tab for science information
Researching a controversy? Start here
Academic and Scholarly Resources
Excellent source of scholarly and professional journals.
Search terms: Use search terms you've collected by using the source above and other reading.
Use the ACADEMIC JOURNALS tab to narrow your search to academic and scholarly resources.
NOTE: For first time Off-Campus access CLICK HERE (Requires RJ Website Login).
Only academic & scholarly books and journals


  • US Government sponsored database of reputable medical web resources. May be useful for medical related biology resources.
Contents: Cell Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Microscopy
Interactive: Cell Models, Mitosis, Meiosis, Cell Cycle
Galleries: Cell Gallery, Crystal Gallery
  • All Sims by Grade Level, Cutting Edge Research, Teacher Ideas & Activities

Evaluation Tools, Citation Tools & Database Passwords

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Web evaluation form Citing: When and Why For Home Use
Non-web evaluation form Citation Guides & Citation Creator . . . . .
Advanced Evaluation techniques Writing Guides
How to evaluate and select scholarly resources.