Entrez Bioinformatics Databases and Tools : Background
This library guide is designed by Lyra Eugenio-Thomson to assist in the use of bioinformatics databases and tools from Entrez, a retrieval system of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
The term "Bioinformatics" encompasses the use and study of computer science within biology, science, and medicine. Because this area of study is evolving and growing, it is often difficult to clearly define the term. Below is a list of links that may be helpful in defining "Bioinformatics."