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Biology Databases

Agricola: 1982 - present

Index to research articles on agricultural-related topics including plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farming practices, and food and nutrition.

Biological and Agricultural Index: 1984 - present, selected full-text

Core literature of biology and agriculture—much of it from peer-reviewed journals.

BIOSIS: 1926 - present

The most comprehensive biological sciences databases available.  Includes 6,000+ journals from Biological Abstracts PLUS meetings and conference reports, literature reviews, U.S. patents, books, software, and other media resources.  Covers a wide variety of biological and biomedical topics. 

Environment Complete

Environment Complete offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Environment Complete contains more than 2.5 million records from more than 2,200 domestic and international titles going back to 1888 (including over 1,350 active core titles) as well over 190 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 900 journals.

Nature Journals Online: 1997 to present

Nature: "The International Weekly Journal of Science."

OVID: dates vary, selected full-text

Covering clinical medicine, behavioral & life sciences, life sciences, nursing, physical science & engineering.

Web of Science: 1900 - present

Access the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and examine proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions.  Includes Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. 

Zoological Record: 1864 - present

The world’s leading taxonomic reference and oldest continuing database of animal biology.

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Academic OneFile: 1975 - present, full-text

Academic OneFile is a source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, including full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

Academic Search Complete:1975 - present, full-text

Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,200 journals and a total of more than 11,700 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.

JSTOR: Dates vary, full-text

A digital archive collection of over 600 core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, business, basic science, life sciences, and physical and applied sciences. Often starts with the first issues (many of which date from the 1800s).

MasterFILE Premier: full-text

Contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.

Project MUSE

100% full-text, user-friendly online access to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers.


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