Biology

Databases

Academic Search Complete

A comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database that includes full-text from thousands of peer-reviewed journals and citations from many more. State of Maine funded.

AGRICOLA

Materials relating to all aspects of agriculture, forestry, and animal science. State of Maine funded.

BioOne

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

Environment Abstracts

Encompasses all aspects of the impact of people and technology on the environment and the effectiveness of remedial policies and technologies. Includes abstracts from journals, conferences and more.

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.

GreenFILE

A bibliographic database of information about environmental concerns such as global warming, energy conservation, natural resources, and pollution.

GREENR

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.

JSTOR

Provides online access to back issues of core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, & sciences. The current 2-5 years are not included, but complete back runs are provided whenever possible.

MEDLINE - PubMed

A biomedical database  containing millions of citations  from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books covering medicine, nursing, dentistry, and more. Free from the US National Library of Medicine. PubMed Tutorials.

PubMed Central

PubMed Central (PMC) is a free full-text archive of  biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). 

Plant Science

Plant Science contains citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology. Over 250 primary research journals are covered. 

ProQuest Central

 A multidisciplinary database,  over 160 subject areas are covered extensively including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology and the social sciences . 

RefWorks

Web-based reference management tool to collect references from online databases, websites and other sources. Easily insert citations into papers and automatically format reference lists. Sharing tools for groups.

ScienceDirect

Online access to over 1,200 leading science journals from Elsevier Science and other cooperating sources.

Scopus

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.

TOXNET

A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.

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.

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