Recommended starting places - Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
AccessScience (McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology)
(reference resource, e-books)
Includes articles from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, research updates, thousands of illustrations, Science News headlines, biographies, and more.
Oxford Reference - Science and Technology
(reference resource, e-books)
Full-text access to several Oxford University Press reference resources, including Dictionary of Animal Behaviour, Dictionary of Biology, Dictionary of Ecology, Dictionary of Genetics, Dictionary of Plant Sciences, Dictionary of Scientists, Dictionary of Zoology, and Oxford Companion to the Body.
Recommended starting places - Article Indexes
This free bibliographic database provides more than 2.5 million citations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library. Agricola offers a variety materials related to agriculture.
Authoritative, analytic reviews in 37 focused disciplines within the biomedical, life, physical, and social sciences.
Biological Abstracts (Web of Science)
1995-present. Global journal coverage of every area of the life sciences. For information before 1995, see the printed index Biological Abstracts, located in the Michener Library Reference area.
(article index, free non-subscription resource)
PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
Science Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
Web of Science includes Arts & Humanities Citation Index (2004-present), Science Citation Index (1999-present), and Social Sciences Citation Index (1965-present). It offers bibliographic citations and cited references from a broad range of disciplines, and is useful as a citation analysis tool.
1993-present. Over 1,800 full text journals in the areas of science, technology, and medicine. Full text coverage for all titles goes back to 1995; coverage for IDEAL titles goes back to 1993.
Recommended starting places - General Article Indexes
Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
A large academic multi-disciplinary database providing indexing for over 8,000 journals and full text for nearly 4,700 (including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals). PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for some journals.
ProQuest Research Library
1971-present. Covers scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers in a broad range of subjects.
Birds of North America
Birds of North America Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada. This online resource includes text, photos, audio, and video content.
Pharmaceutical News Index (ProQuest)
A database of pharmacological news, research, and regulatory information covering specialized publications in the pharmaceutical, health care, biotechnology, and medical device industries.
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