ACS: American Chemical Society Style Guide
Description: This reference manual provides a stylistic handbook for authors, editors and publishers of scientific research. It offers guidance on grammar, style, usage and illustrations, as well as the conventions used in chemistry.
Description: Citations of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture from 1970 to the present. Produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library. Some links to full text.
Agricultural & Environmental Science
Description: The Agricultural & Environmental Science Database provides the most complete collection of resources available to support research and learning in environmental science and related fields. Content is selected from several specialist topic resources in disciplines such as engineering, biotechnology, bacteriology, atmospheric science, ecology, and biology. What’s more, the database offers researchers a diverse range of sources including scientific journals, trade journals, new sources, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books, and government publications. Full text is provided for much of this content for ease of access and a controlled vocabulary is used to aid the discovery process for more advanced researchers.
Description: Provides comprehensive coverage of biological science fields including animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, chemoreception, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, immunology genetics, health and safety science, oncogenes, entomology, and endocrinology neuroscience. The resource also includes access to MEDLINE®, bringing ProQuest’s award-winning search functionality and the ability to cross-search with over 30 subject-specialized abstract and citation databases.
Description: High-impact journals in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. Most of BioOne’s titles are ISI ranked, and many titles are considered leaders in their respective fields.
Consumer Health Complete
Description: This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine. It also contains dozens of articles on a variety of teen health topics from smoking and sexting to dealing with anger and coping with divorce. “TeenTalk” articles are aimed at teens, while “How to Talk to Teens” articles provide tips to parents on starting difficult but important conversations. Source types include journals, magazines, reference books, encyclopedias, pamphlets, images and videos.
Description: An easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text general and subject-specific reference titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.
Earth, Atomospheric & Aquatic Science
Description: An interdisciplinary resource of quality, curated A&I combined with full-text content from scholarly journals, trade journals, conference proceedings, and other sources.
Description: Citations and abstracts from scholarly journals, general interest titles, government documents, and reports on the human impact on the environment. Includes disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology and includes topics such as acid rain, climate issues, and renewable energy.
HighWire Press, Free full-text Science Articles
Description: More than 1,700 peer-reviewed life sciences journals, reference works, books, and proceedings from more than 130 independent scholarly publishers, societies, associations, and university presses. Hosted by Stanford University.
Description: Full-text archive of scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Subject areas include biology, economics, education, history, language and literature, law, mathematics, music, philosophy, psychology, religion. Does not include current issues.
Natural Science Collection
Description: The Natural Science Collection includes the Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, the Biological Science Database, and the Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database. It provides full-text titles from around the world including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.
Open Access Theses & Dissertations
Description: Aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 800 colleges, universities, and research institutions.
Description: an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. Created with the generous support of the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston, it incorporates EBSCO’s previously released American Doctoral Dissertations, and features additional dissertation metadata contributed by select colleges and universities from around the world. Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present, this database will continue to grow through regular updates and new partnerships with graduate degree-granting institutions.
PDR Physician’s Desk Reference
Description: PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. The Physicians’ Desk Reference® suite of services provides healthcare professionals multichannel access to important drug information: the PDR®, the most recognized drug information reference available in the U.S.
Description: Free digital database of full-text scientific literature in biomedical and life sciences, developed by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)
Science & Technology Collection
Description: More than 800 leading full-text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science.
Science in Context
Description: an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Science In Context draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.
SciTech Premium Collection
Description: The SciTech Premium Collection 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.
Very Short Introductions
Description: Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory. Since the series was launched it has continued to offer new books each year for students and scholars, and the avidly curious, offering a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.