Science Databases



Includes databases such as:

  • Academic Universe : Via Lexis-Nexis
  • Agricola : (Public Version - can be slow) 1979-Pres.
  • Agricola : 1970-Pres. Via Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.
  • Applied Science & Tech Index : 1983-Pres. Use the WebSpirs link or on Library Workstations #1,2 to find abstracts - FirstSearch.
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstract Service : (501,811 abstracts) : via the Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service.
  • Basic BIOSIS : Use Library Workstations #1,2 - FirstSearch
  • BioAgrIndex : Use Library Workstations #1,2 - FirstSearch
  • Biological Abstracts (BIOSIS) : 1997-Pres.
  • Cambridge Scientific Abstracts with such databases as:
    Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts
    Biological Sciences Collection
    Biology Digest
    Biotechnology & Bioengineering
    Computer and Information Systems Abstracts
    Conference Papers Index
    Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management
    Materials Science
    Microbiology Abstracts
    Plant Science
    Water Resources Abstracts
    And many more...
  • Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder Scholar) : 1967-Pres. Use Library Workstation #1-2-10-14.
  • Dialog@CARL has hundreds of databases (mostly newspapers), with some in the sciences.
  • EI-Tech Index (Concise Engineering Index) : via WebSpirs
  • Environmental Periodicals Bibliography : Use Library Workstation #10
  • Expanded Academic : via SearchBank
  • General Science Abstracts : Use Library Workstations #1,2 - FirstSearch
  • GEOBASE : Use Library Workstations #1,2 - FirstSearch
  • GEOREF : Use Library Workstations #1,2 - FirstSearch
  • INSPEC : This is the most comprehensive physics, electronics and computing database. By appointment, contact Joe Kraus for a search.
  • J-STOR : Archive of the full text of dozens of major journals in ecology, mathematics, and statistics.
  • Math Sciences Disc : via WebSpirs
  • MedLine : via FirstSearch
  • MedLine (PubMed) : 1966-Pres.
  • Nuclear Science Abstracts : via Dialog@CARL
  • Periodic Table : Via WebElements, University of Sheffield, England.
  • Physics and Geophysics Abstract Service : (429,653 abstracts) : via the Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service.
  • Polymer Online : via Dialog@CARL
  • PsycINFO : via WebSpirs
  • Project Muse :
  • PubMed (Medline) : 1966-Pres.
  • Science Citation Index : 1996-Pres. Use Library Workstation #10
  • SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts) : 1967-Pres. Use Library Workstation #1-2-10-14.
  • SPIN : via Dialog@CARL : Published by the American Institute of Physics.
  • SPIN-WEB : via the American Institute of Physics. (Nearly one million research records in the physical sciences from 1975 to the present.)

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