Enter a term to search for article citations in ISI Web of Knowledge
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Description: Contains citations to agricultural literature from as early as the 15th century. Fields include animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extensions and education, food and human nutrition and earth and environmental sciences.
Date Coverage: 1970 - date
Website: USDA, The National Agricultural Library
ACS Journals Search
ACS is a searchable index of all American Chemical Society publications. Copies of articles not owned by the Meredith library may be ordered through Interlibrary Loan.
to request an article.
The American Chemical Society
ASM Journals: American Society for Microbiologists
Description: ASM provides free access to full-text articles 6 months after the final version is published in an issue of one of the 9 primary research journals. For the review journals, Clinical Microbiology Reviews and Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews , access to full-text articles is made freely available 1 year after an issue's publication. Tables of contents, abstracts, and search features are freely available to all users.
Dissertations and Theses
Description: A database from OCLC that provides access to over 8 million records of dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members in all subjects areas.
Vendor: OCLC FirstSearch
Description: This resource offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Environment Complete contains records from more than 2,300 domestic and international titles dating back to 1888 (including over 1,350 active core titles). The database contains full text for 950 journals, including many of the most used journals in the discipline, such as Environment (back to 1975), Ecologist, Conservation Biology, etc. Additionally, Environment Complete provides full text for 190 monographs, such as Encyclopedia of World Environmental History (3 volumes), Advances in Water Treatment & Environmental Management, etc. (Source: vendor website)
Date Coverage: 1888 - date
Description: GreenFILE provides access to materials on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more. Sources include scholarly, governmental and general interest books and magazines.
Provides access to over 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE and additional life science journals and books. Citations include the fields of medicine, nursing, chemical sciences, nutrition, dentistry, the health care system, behavioral sciences, and other related disciplines. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant Web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources. Coverage is world-wide but most records are from English language sources.
1950 - date
Use the Pubmed Overview Sheet
or the PubMed Tutorial
for more information.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)
PubMed Central (PMC) is a digital archive for peer reviewed primary research reports in biomedical, chemistry and the life sciences. The PMC Open Access subset includes articles from a number of publishers' programs, each of which deposits selected articles from a range of journals. A complete list of the publisher programs, with links to the articles can be found on the Special Collections
tab of the PMC Journals List.
Early 1900's - date
NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)
Description: SpringerLink is an integrated full-text database for journals, books and eReferences published by Springer. Subject collections include:Architecture & Design,Behaviora lScience, Biomedical & Life Science, Business & Economics, Chemistry & Materials Science, Computer Science, Earth & Environmental Science, Engineering, Humanities, Social Science & Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Physics & Astronomy, and Professional & Applied Computing.
Vendor & Publisher: Springer
Web of Knowledge
This collection of databases offers a cross-searchable platform for research in the sciences, social sciences and humanities. Web of Science can be cross searched on the ISI Web of Knowledge interface with Medlilne (1950 - date), the (US) National Library of Medicine’s premier database of biomedical records and abstracts, which includes content from approximately 4,900 worldwide journals in 30 languages, plus a small number of relevant items from newspapers, magazines, and newsletters.
For support, tips & tools access: Web of Science Recorded Training
, Additional Training
, or Help Files
: ISI Web of Knowledge, WOK
Institute for Scientific Research (ISI)
1988 - date
Web of Science
The Web of Science provides access to the three major citation indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts and Humanities Index. It enables users to search current and retrospective multidiscciplinary information from approximately 8,500 high impact research journals. These multidisciplinary databases may be searched independently or in any combination. Web of Science also provides cited reference searching. With cited reference searching users can follow a particular author or cited reference forward in time to find more current articles. Web of Science can be cross searched on the ISI Web of Knowledge interface with Medlilne (1950 - date).
1988 - date
ISI Web of Science, Web of Knowledge, WOS
For search help you may access: Web of Science tutorial
or Web-Based Training
Institute for Scientific Research (ISI)
Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide
Description: This is the world's largest index to literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Coverage includes more than 1.6 million bibliographic records many of which include abstracts. Most of the records in this database are from Wildlife Review Abstracts, formerly Wildlife Review, which until 1996 was a print publication produced by the U.S. National Biological Service. Major topic areas include studies of individual species, habitat types, hunting, economics, wildlife behavior, management techniques, diseases, ecotourism, zoology, taxonomy and much more. (Source: vendor website)
Date Coverage: 1935 - date
Wiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library provides full text access to a multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities published by Wiley Blackwell. A quality collection of peer reviewed journals; Wiley Online Library hosts many of the core journal titles in their respective fields. Use the Subject List
to access a list of subject areas and titles.
Note: We do not have access to all content in Wiley Online Library
ENCYCLOPEDIAS & MORE
Description: AccessScience provides online and fully searchable science reference materials. The database includes all the articles, fully illustrated, from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, research updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks, thousands of illustrations, the latest Science News headlines, biographies, and more.
Description: Credo is an online reference service with access to over 500 titles. Credo includes subject-specific dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, biographical data, statistics, quotations, and audio and image files from many different publishers.
Vendor: Credo Publishing
Description: MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos. It also includes a list of hospitals and physicians, health information in Spanish, health information from the media, and links to clinical trials.
Publisher: U.S. National Library of Medicine
Science Reference Center
Description: This database includes science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources for students. Science Reference Center also provides teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Age Level: Grades: 6-12
Search for Biology Dictionaries in the Carlyle Campbell Library
To find books on a particular topic or by a particular author or title, select the tab Books & Media on the Library website
To browse the stacks for biology books, go to:
- 570 Life Sciences, Biology
- 572 Biochemistry
- 576 Genetics and Evolution
- 577 Ecology
- 579 Microorganisims, fungi, algae
- 580 Plants
- 590 Animals
- 592 Invertebrates
- 593 Miscelaneous marine and seashore invertebrates
- 594 Mollusca and Molluscoidea
- 595 Arthropoda
- 596 Chordata
- 597 Cold Blooded vertebrates Pisces (Fishes)
- 598 Aves (Birds)
- 599 Mammalia
Books & more from the Meredith library & beyond
Description: WorldCat is a catalog of the collections of thousands of libraries worldwide and includes over a billion records. The database includes bibiographic records for books, dissertations, manuscripts, videos, serial publications, articles, recorded books, music, digital objects, websites and more. WorldCat can serve as an invaluable research tool to facilitate comprehensive searches for resources on a particular subject or by a particular author, allowing you to identify relevant works beyond your local library. Resources not available at your library can be ordered through Interlibrary Loan. Contact the Reference Department if you have any questions about using WorldCat.
Date Coverage: 1200 - date
Vendor: OCLC FirstSearch
Description: WorldCat Local delivers single-search-box access to more than 810 million items from your library and the world's library collections. Search results include multiple formats of materials such as electronic materials, digital items, databases, music, video, maps, journals, theses and print. Items available at Carlyle Campbell Library will display first.
Many books are available electronically. You may identify them by selecting the Books & Media tab on the Library website and selecting the e-books link, or by using one of the following collections of e-books.
Description: eBook Collection from EBSCOhost provides access to full-text scholarly, reference and professional eBooks (electronic books) from leading university, academic and professional publishers. These eBooks are digital versions of print books from a broad range of subject areas and topics. In many cases, the eBook copy is the only copy of the book owned by the library although in some cases a local print copy is also available.
Note: When a user ends a session, or after 30 minutes of inactivity, the copy of the title will be available for others to use.
Description: Search a full text eBook collection that spans many academic subject areas
Description: MyiLibrary contains over 350 books that can be read online. Books are available on a variety of topics, including language learning, medical, health, history, project management, classic literature, art, criminology and many others.
From: Conservation International and The Center for Applied Biodiversity Science
Biodiversity and Worldmap
From: Natural History Museum, London
Biology Links: Molecular and Cellular Biology
From: Harvard University
Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Here you will find authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. The ITIS is the result of a partnership of federal agencies formed to satisfy their mutual needs for scientifically credible taxonomic information.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
National Human Genome Research Institute
From: National Institutes of Health
Includes a link to ELSI (Ethical, Legal and Social Implications)
NCBI Taxonomy Homepage
Plants National Database
From: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Scirus is a comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet.
The Tree of Life Web Project
The Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) is a collaborative effort of biologists from around the orld. On more than 9000 World Wide Web pages, the project provides information about the diversity of organisms on Earth, their evolutionary history and characteristics.
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