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 Article Databases

Web of Science (Clarivate)  Tutorial
Web of Science provides seamless access to the Science Citation Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Allows searching of articles based on citations and cited references.

PubMed  Tutorial
Offers indexing of journal articles and books in all areas of biomedicine. Worldwide coverage with an emphasis on English-language peer-reviewed journals. Developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and currently maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Provides access to citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals. Holds over 26 million references with coverage of biomedicine, life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, nursing and bioengineering literature.

bioRxiv (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)
BioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. Articles are not peer-reviewed, edited, or typeset before being posted online. However, all articles undergo a basic screening process for offensive and/or non-scientific content.  An article may be posted prior to, or concurrently with, submission to a journal but should not be posted if it has already been published.

BIOSIS Citation Index (Clarivate)  Tutorial
Biological Abstracts is a comprehensive database that directs you to information covered in life sciences journals. Coverage begins 1969 to present.

AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library/USDA)
Indexes materials acquired by the National Agricultural Library including books, journals, and government documents. Covers all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines.

Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)
A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses with over 2.4 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637.

Zoological Record (Clarivate)  Tutorial
Indexes the international literature of animal biology and biodiversity. Also provides an authoritative record of taxonomy; use it to trace taxonomic names and changes to names and classification. Covers 1864 to the present.

Scopus (Elsevier)
Provides citations and abstracts to peer-reviewed journals, books, and conference proceedings in all major disciplines. Provides information on citing and cited references for each article.

 Electronic Encyclopedias


Associated Press Images Collection (EBSCO)
Provides access to the Associated Press's photography archive. Includes historical images dating back to the early 19th century. Also includes audio, graphics and news.

CDC Public Health Image Library
Created by a Working Group at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the PHIL offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC's pictures. We welcome public health professionals, the media, laboratory scientists, educators, students, and the worldwide public to use this material for reference, teaching, presentation, and public health messages. The content is organized into hierarchical categories of people, places, and science, and is presented as single images, image sets, and multimedia files.

Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons is a media file repository making available public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips) to everyone, in their own language.

 Citation Tools

Free Citation management tool supported by the Library

APA Style
Official website of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Includes quick answers to frequently asked questions and links to a regularly updated blog that explores more complicated scenarios.

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