Many libraries around the world subscribe to library databases for use by the faculty, students, and staff within the university community.  However, many traditional library databases are limited to citation indexes which provide as search results a list of references that the user then needs to read.  With academic research becoming more competitive, the trend has been for many libraries serving life science and medical research communities to introduce supplementary specialized databases and tools into their collection of electronic resources that can help users reduce the number of references needing to be read.

BIOBASE offers an online collection of databases containing information extracted and organized from the peer-reviewed literature for topics of interest to scientists working in the life sciences. Specialized tools allow users to interpret their experimental data and quickly answer complex biological questions specific to their research.

Why get BIOBASE’s databases and tools for your library?

  • IP-based online authentication allows direct, easy access for your entire medical and life science research community on campus without need for registration or log-in.  Users have additional option to create their own personal account for saving data.
  • Annual usage statistics allows you to monitor how frequently the electronic resource is used within your institution.
  • On-site training provided where end users can learn how to use the subscribed databases for their specific research.
  • Flexible licensing model, annual or multi-year subscription which includes regular updates to the database.
  • Endorsed by many Librarians – see how other institutions have made BIOBASE’s databases and tools an integral part of their electronic resource offerings:  MIT, Emory, NYU, Harvard, UC Berkeley, and many more.


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Products

BIOBASE Knowledge Library (BKL)

  • PROTEOME™ for functional analysis of genes and diseases
  • TRANSFAC® and ExPlain™ for gene regulation analysis of transcription factors and their experimental and predicted targets
  • HGMD® and Genome Trax™ for analysis of human mutation and variation
  • PGMD™ for drug response variant data