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Web of Science searches thousands of journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. A unique feature of Web of Science is the ability to see which articles have cited a given article. Web of Science offers the ability to search many databases simultaneously, including Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, and several others.
Coverage dates: 1945 - Current.
PubMed is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
A comprehensive abstract & citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books & conference proceedings. It can also be used by researchers to determine the impact of specific authors, articles/documents and journals.
Coverage dates: 1823 to present.

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A massive multidisciplinary resource with an abundance of full text. Abstracts and indexes 10,000+ journals and includes the full text of 6,500+ journals. 9000+ of the journals are peer-reviewed.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as other agricultural information. Disciplines covered include food and human nutrition, agricultural engineering and technology, earth and environmental sciences and more.
Coverage dates: 1970-Current.
Provides medically accurate and detailed 3D graphic rendering of human anatomy. PALMS included – Flash Card system that uses automated sequencing for memorization.
Digitized biodiversity literature from the collections of natural history and botany libraries around the world. Includes significant amounts of older and public domain content.
Coverage dates: 1484 - Current.
BioOne is a searchable full text collection of over 150 high-impact bioscience research journals.
Coverage dates: 1995 - Current.
BIOSIS Citation Index searches thousands of journal titles in biology and the life sciences, and contains citation data for each item. It also searches conference proceedings, books, and book chapters.
Coverage dates: 1926 - Current.
Provides comprehensive life histories of thousands of the world’s bird species. Includes audio and video.
Search for conference presentations of leading edge research in the sciences and social science. Cross-disciplinary and focused on the most significant and credible professional and scholarly conferences. Sometimes referred to as grey literature.
Coverage dates: 1990-present.
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS) consists of thousands of peer-reviewed articles in the life sciences. Updated monthly, ELS covers all major topic areas in the life sciences. Limited to 3 users at once.
Full-text database focusing on agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy and related fields. More than 1,200 full-text journals, with indexing for an addition 800+ journals. Includes author profiles.
Coverage dates: Varies.
This resource provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, it draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.
Coverage dates: Current.
GreenFILE searches thousands of articles in the area of environmental science. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Coverage dates: 1913 - Current.
Provides publishing information, statistics and acceptance rates for major journals in multiple disciplines. Replaces the Directories of Publishing Opportunities in Business, Computer Science, Education, Health/Nursing, Math/Science, and Psychology/Psychiatry. Check the Blacklist for predatory journals to avoid.
Coverage dates: Current.
Medline, on the Web of Science platform, provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Because this is on the Web of Science platform, it includes being able to see which articles have cited a given article.
Coverage dates: 1950-present.
MEDLINE Complete provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE Complete searches citations from over 5,600 current biomedical journals and full text for over 2,000 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Of those, more than 1,980 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE.
Coverage dates: 1865 to present.
Nature Journals contains unlimited access to all journals on the Nature platform, including its flagship journal Nature and the Scientific American magazine.
Coverage dates: 1845-present.
Electronic flash cards that quiz students using an automated sequencing procedure to assist in memorizing anatomy at the appropriate time.
Search all Proquest databases: historical newspapers, other primary sources, dissertations, current periodicals, etc. from a single page. Documents can be limited to desired source(s) from the results list.
Coverage dates: 15th century - present.
Science & Technology Collection searches hundreds of journals in the science and technology fields, and includes full text for many journals. Subjects include astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, physics, archaeology and materials science.
Coverage dates: 1900 - Current.
ScienceDirect provides access to hundreds of full-text journals published by Elsevier in a wide range of subject areas including science, engineering, technology, medicine and business.
Coverage dates: 1995 - Current.
Includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.
Coverage dates: 1946 - Current.
SpringerLink contains the full text of journals, eBooks, and conference proceedings published by Springer.
Coverage dates: 1996 - Current.
Wiley Online Library is a multi-disciplinary database that provides access to millions of articles from thousands of journals, thousands of books, and hundreds of multi-volume reference works.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Zoological Record searches journals and other publications in the area animal biology. It is considered the world's leading taxonomic reference. One unique feature is the ability to search by taxa.
Coverage dates: 1864 - present.

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