Marine Sciences


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Academic Search Complete
Provides full text for nearly 7,100 scholarly publications of which 6,000 are peer reviewed. Covers the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, more, 1990 on. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*, M)

Online version Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.  Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. AccessScience Online Tutorial. (*)

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
Indexing & abstracts for international literature of aquatic and marine sciences, 1978 on. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. How to Do a Quick Search (Online Tutorial). (*)

Biological Sciences Collection
Indexing and abstracts for 6000 sources in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, 1982 on. How To Do a Quick Search (Online Tutorial).

Full text biological, ecological and environmental sciences journals from scholarly societies and non-commercial publishers. (M)

Conference Papers Index
Conference Papers Index provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science. How To Do A Quick Search (Online Tutorial).

Encyclopedia of Animals
Encyclopedia of Animals offers in-depth information on a variety of topics relating to animals. The database consists of indexing, abstracts, and full text records describing the nature and habitat of familiar animals. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*)

Environment Abstracts
Environment Abstracts (formerly Environment Abstracts published by LexisNexis) encompasses all aspects of the impact of people and technology on the environment and the effectiveness of remedial policies and technologies.

Global Issues in Context
Global Issues in Context offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues.

GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)offers authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues on the environment, sustainability and more.

Journal Citation Reports
Offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data.

Oceanic Abstracts
Oceanic Abstracts focuses on worldwide technical literature of the marine and brackish-water environment, marine biology and physical oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, non-living resources, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. How to Do a Quick Search (Online Tutorial). (*)

ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is a multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more. 

Online access to over 1200 leading science journals from Elsevier Science and other cooperating sources. (M)

Scopus is a multidisciplinary navigational tool that contains records going back to the mid 1960s, offering newly-linked citations across the widest body of scientific abstracts available in one place. (M)

Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide
An index to literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians contains over 598,550 bibliographic records, many include abstracts. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*, M)

Zoological Record
Zoological Record is a comprehensive index to zoological literature covering from 1864 to present. Records cover every aspect of zoology, including biochemistry, behavior, ecology evolution, genetics, and so forth. Over 5,000 international serials plus approximately 1,500 non-serial publications are currently monitored, including professional journals, magazines, newsletters, monographs, books, reviews, and conference proceedings.



The following is a listing of selected subject headings relating to marine sciences. Each is a live link directly into the UNE Libraries catalog.

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