Databases by Subject : Biology

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  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)

    This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 titles. Academic Search Premier is updated on a daily basis.

    This database is partially paid for by INSPIRE.

  • AccessMedicine

    Collection of over 60 medical and human biology texts, including Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Hurst's the Heart, the Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Series, and tools like Diagnosaurus, a differential diagnosis tool, and a case study for students. Also included are an image gallery, drug database (Clinical Pharmacology Online), patient education information, and a link to appendices with normal laboratory values. A complete list of e-books can be found here.

  • Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences (1998-present)

    A database in Web of Knowledge’s Current Contents Connect.

  • American Physical Society Publications Online

    Gives access to the full texts of articles featured in journals published by the American Physical Society.

  • Annual Reviews

    Provides the full-text of authoritative literature reviews covering a variety of social science and science disciplines. It includes both broad and deep coverage of the life, health, and medical sciences. Can be searched by individual title, subject series, or across the entire collection.

  • Applied Science & Technology Source

    Searchable database which provides content from leading trade and industrial journals, professional and technical society journals, specialized subject periodicals, buyers' guides, directories, conference proceedings and more. Covers a wide variety of applied science specialties, from acoustics to aeronautics, and neural networks to nuclear engineering.

  • Biology Research Guide

  • BioMed Central

    BioMed Central is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. All research articles in BioMed Central's journals receive rapid and thorough peer review.

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  • BIOSIS Previews (1969-Present)

    A database in the Web of Knowledge, BIOSIS Previews includes life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more.

  • Current Contents Connect

    A database in the Web of Knowledge, Current Contents Connect includes complete tables of contents and bibliographic information from the world’s leading scholarly journals and books; also includes relevant, evaluated Web sites and documents. Available editions: Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences (1998-Present) and Life Sciences (1998-Present).

  • Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS)

    ELS is a resource for students, instructors, and researchers in the life sciences.

  • Faculty of 1000 Biology (BioMed Central)

    Faculty of 1000:

    • Provides scientists with a continuously updated insider's guide to the most important papers within any given field of research
    • Highlights papers on the basis of their scientific merit rather than the journal in which they appear
    • Offers the researcher a consensus of recommendations from well over 1000 leading scientists
    • Systematically organizes and evaluates the mass of information within scientific literature
    • Offers an immediate rating of individual papers by the authors' peers, and an important complement to the indirect assessment provided by the journal impact factor.

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  • General Science Abstracts (EBSCO)

    Indexing and abstracting of material of at least one column in length in key popular science magazines and professional journals, including The New York Times Science Times section; useful for both the nonspecialist and the expert.

    General Science Abstracts provides easy access to a broad range of scientific and related disciplines. The database supplies comprehensive abstracting and indexing over 190 popular and professional science journals published in the United States and Great Britain.


    JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. Content in JSTOR spans many disciplines in the humanities and sciences. For more information about JSTOR, please refer to:

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  • Life Sciences (1998-present)

    A database in Web of Knowledge’s Current Contents Connect.

  • Pharmaceutical News Index (ProQuest)

    Search the definitive database of pharmacological news, research, and regulatory information. Covers the most important specialized publications in the pharmaceutical, health care, biotechnology, and medical device industries.

  • Scitation

    Scitation provides online journal articles relevant to engineering, biophysics, chemical biology, bioinformatics, and computing.

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  • SciTech Connect

    SciTech Connect is your connection to science, technology, and engineering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy.

  • Web of Knowledge

    The Web of Knowledge provides seamless access to the Web of Science indexes as well as Journal Citation Reports, Current Contents Connect, BIOSIS Previews, Inspec, MEDLINE and Zoological Record.

  • Zoological Record

    A database in the Web of Knowledge, the Zoological Record gives access to the world’s leading taxonomic reference and oldest continuing database of animal biology.