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CSH Protocols

Alternate Title:
Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
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Cold Spring Harbor Protocols allows the user to search for peer-reviewed new and classic research techniques in bioinformatics, cell biology, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, neuroscience, plant biology, and a variety of related topics.  New protocols are added continuously, and users can be notified of updates by signing up for RSS feeds and alerts.  The database offers lists of protocols by subject category as well as a list of newly added protocols and a list of product protocols.  Searching the full text of protocols can be accomplished by using the search box found on every page.  An advanced search screen is provided for more detailed searches.  The advanced search feature will allow the user to search recipes and cautions in addition to protocols.  The Cold Spring Harbor Protocols site also offers discussion forums.

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Interlibrary Loan:
Not Permitted
Resource Advocate:
Beckman, Roger
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Federated Search:

IUB Library Subjects:
  • Informatics
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Library of Congress Subjects:

Molecular biology--Research--Methodology--Periodicals.