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Electronic Databases for Life Science

Academic Search Premier - Type: Full Text

Description: The world's largest scholarly, multidiscipline full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. It offers critical information from many sources found in no other database.

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Annual Reviews - Type: Full Text

Description: Full text annual reviews of information in the fields of biological, physical, and social sciences.

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Biological Abstracts - Type: Article Index

Description: Biological Abstracts (1926-present) An expansive index to the world?s life sciences journal literature, with topics ranging from botany to microbiology to pharmacology. * Search precisely with BIOSIS indexing, MeSH terms, and CAS registry numbers * Backfiles available to 1926.

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BIOMed Central - Type: Full Text

Description: BioMed Central is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. BioMed Central's portfolio of over 100 journals ranges from the highly selective, general interest Journal of Biology , which publishes both online and in print, to a range of specialist online only journals.

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BioOne - Type: Full Text

Description: BioOne includes a broad selection of the full-texts, peer-reviewed journals and bulletins published by AIBS member societies and other closely related organizations. Articles are available in both HTML and PDF formats. BioOne represents a core resource for any college or university library supporting undergraduate or advanced studies in the biosciences, and for organizations engaged in research and development. We have both the BioOne.1 and BioOne.2 collections available.

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Birds of North America Online - Type: Full Text

Description: Birds of North America Online offers comprehensive life histories of over 716 species of birds breeding in the United States and Canada. You can browse by \Species\" through common name or scientific name

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Dissertations & Theses: Full Text - Type: Full Text

Description: With more than 2.4 million entries, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. UMI offers over 2 million titles for purchase in microfilm or paper formats. More than 930,000 are available in PDF format for immediate free download, and an average of 2,000 new PDFs are added to the database each week.

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Emporia State Institutional Repository Collection (ESIRC) - Type: Full Text

Description: The purpose of ESIRC is to collect, preserve and share a range of artifacts related to teaching, scholarship and cultural events at Emporia State University with the wider scholarly community and public.

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GreenFILE - Type: Full Text

Description: GreenFILE indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. The database contains nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles as well.

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JSTOR - Type: Full Text

Description: Archive and fulltext of scholarly journals in a variety of subject areas. Each journal begins with the first issue. Has a moving wall of 3-5 years.

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National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Proceedings - Type: Full Text

Description: Includes the full text, figures, tables, equations, and references of all articles in PNAS dating back to 1990.

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Paleobiology Database - Type: Full Text

Description: The Paleobiology Database is an international scientific organization run by paleontological researchers from many institutions and brings together taxonomic and distributional information about the entire fossil record of plants and animals.

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PubMed - Type: Full Text

Description: PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 12 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1950's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.

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Scifinder - Type: Numeric Database

Description: register button SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows college students and faculty to access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more. The information covered includes references from journal articles, more than 16 million single- and multi-step reactions, the CAS Registry database, patent records, and sequences combined from CAS and GenBank databases.

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SORA: Searchable Ornithological Research Archive - Type: Full Text

Description: The SORA project is an open access electronic journal archive and is the product of a collaboration between the American Ornithologists Union, the Cooper Ornithological Society, the Association of Field Ornithologists, the Wilson Ornithological Society and the University of New Mexico libraries and IT department. This archive provides access to an extensive Ornithological literature of international scope, and detailed material documenting the history of Ornithology in North America over the last 120 years. The content of this site includes the following titles: The Auk (1884-1999), The Condor (1899-2000), The Journal of Field Ornithology (1930-1999), The North American Bird Bander (1976-2000), Pacific Coast Avifauna (1900-1974), Studies in Avian Biology (1978-1999), and The Wilson Bulletin (1889-1999).

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Web of Science - Type: Article Index

Description: This contains the databases Biological Abstracts and Medline. Biological Abstracts (1926-present) An expansive index to the world?s life sciences journal literature, with topics ranging from botany to microbiology to pharmacology. * Search precisely with BIOSIS indexing, MeSH terms, and CAS registry numbers * Backfiles available to 1926 MEDLINE (1950-2007) The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) premier life sciences database. * Explore biomedicine and life sciences, bioengineering, public health, clinical care, and plant and animal science * Search precisely with MesH terms and CAS registry numbers; link to NCBI databases and PubMed Related Articles * Backfiles to 1950 Your edition(s): * In-Process (1950-2007) * MEDLINE (1950-2007)

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