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 Article Databases

Web of Science (Clarivate)
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
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.
Practice advanced search features with the interactive PubMed Searching Step by Step tutorial.

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BioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. Articles are not peer-reviewed, edited, or typeset before being posted online.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)
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.

Google Scholar
For information about showFor information about showing links to full text (FindIt button) and exporting to RefWorks and EndNote from Google Scholar please see our Google Scholar topic guide.

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)
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. Clarivate offers a User Guide and tutorial videos for this resource.

Scopus (Elsevier)
Provides abstracts and citations for peer-reviewed journals in all major disciplines. Offers comprehensive coverage of the scientific, technical, medical, geographic and social sciences (including arts and humanities). Includes complete contents of GEOBASE multidisciplinary database.

 Electronic Encyclopedias

 Images

Associated Press Images Collection (EBSCO)
Provides access to the Associated Press' photography archive. Includes historical images dating back to the 1800s. Also includes audio, graphics and news.
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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.
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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.
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 Citation Tools

RefWorks (ProQuest)
Offers an online system allowing users to gather, manage, and store bibliographic citations and references. Also allows user to generate footnotes and bibliographies in a variety of scholarly formats. Click here for more information.

Zotero
Free Citation management tool supported by the Library

Council of Science Editors Name-Year Sequence

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