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How do I search BioOne Complete?

Learn how to search this database for scientific articles.

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Search BioOne Complete

Step 1:

Access BioOne Complete. (If you're off-campus, you will be prompted to login with your myPVCC username and password)

Step 2:

Enter your search terms in the search box.  

search box


Step 3:

Click Search, and review your results.  Pay attention to the date of the article.  In biology, it's important that the articles are recent.  You can also click "Read Abstract" to read a short summary of it.  If you want to read the entire article, click Download PDF.

article date, read abstract link, download PDF button




  • In biology, it can be important that the articles are recent.  Pay attention to the publication date as you review your results.  You can also use the filters on the left to limit your results to a specific timeframe.  Move the sliders (or enter the years in the boxes) to limit to a specific date range: 
    publication date range filter slider