Databases for Sciences

Credo Reference
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Offering access to over 1 million individual entries, Credo Reference contains all types of reference books : dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and books of quotations, and subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to accountancy and law to literature. User guide for

Academic Search Complete  (EBSCOhost)
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Provides full text for more than 5,000 scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. Click here for a journal title list. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

Films On Demand Master Academic Collection   (Films Media Group)
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Films On Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that provides the ability to view digital video in real time. You can use Films On Demand to search for specific video segments, organize videos into folders, and create personal playlists for others to view. The collection includes over 5,600 full length programs including 4,000 titles in the Humanities & Social Sciences, 1,600 in Science & Mathematics, 1,100 in Health & Medicine, and 700 in Business & Economics.

Encyclopædia Britannica online
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Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one site. Britannica’s contributors include an extensive network of renowned scholars (including former U.S. presidents and Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners), advisers, content specialists, and writers—whose job it is to ensure that Britannica is current, accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, relevant, international in scope, and engaging to college-level learners, researchers, and faculty.

EBSCOhost  (EBSCOhost)
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EBSCOhost is a collection of full-text and abstract databases in the humanities, nursing, business, and life sciences. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

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Ebrary is a growing collection of electronic books and other documents. At present through the Academic Complete Collection Salve Regina University patrons have access to over 70,000 titles. Included in these titles is a collection of more than 1,050 historical and geopolitical maps of academic interest. More than 180 different academic publishers have contributed material to the Academic Complete Collection. Most titles in the collection have been published within the last two years.
Ebrary includes a rich collection of titles in many subject areas, ranging from Business and Economics, Computers and Technology, Life and Physical Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, to Law and General Reference, that are not available in any other collection. User guide for

Ebook Collection (formerly netLibrary)  (EBSCOhost)
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This collection of 8,000 books. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

Ebook Academic Collection  (EBSCOhost)
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This collection of e-texts contains a large selection of multidisciplinary titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. There are nearly 83,000 full-text titles with subject coverage that includes: art, business & economics, education, literary criticism, medicine & nursing, performing arts, philosophy, poetry, political science, religion, social science and technology. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia  (EBSCOhost)
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Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

DART-Europe E-theses Portal  (Dart Europe)
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Search over 360,000 dissertations from over 500 European universities. Many dissertations are available via links to the full text from the degree-granting institution.

General Science Full Text  (EBSCOhost)
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General Science Full Text covers scientific information from the fields of astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, earth science, environment, genetics, health, mathematics, microbiology, nutrition, oceanography, physics, physiology, and zoology. It includes full text from over 80 periodicals and abstracting/indexing of another 280 titles. Coverage is from the present to 1984. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

Birds of North America
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The Birds of North America Online is the electronic counterpart of Birds of North America (BNA), which was completed in 2002 as a joint project among the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, American Ornithologists' Union, and Academy of Natural Sciences. The printed version comprises 18 volumes and covers the 716 bird species nesting in the United States and Canada. Online, the file will be updated periodically with "contributions from researchers, citizen scientists, and designated reviewers and editors." BNA Online is also building image and video galleries to illustrate the behaviors and habitat of these species. It is planned that each online species account will include recordings of bird song and calls, selected from Cornell's Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds.

BioOne.1 and BioOne.2 
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BioOne provides integrated access to a thoroughly linked information resource of interrelated journals focused on biology, ecological and environmental sciences. BioOne is a valuable aggregation of the full-texts of high-impact bioscience research journals. User guide for

Biography Collection Complete  (EBSCOhost)
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Biography Collection Complete offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies supporting history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural studies, gender studies, business, government & politics, sports, entertainment and many other areas. This database features more than 177,000 full-text biographies from many different sources. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

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ArXiv is an electronic archive and distribution server that provides open access to over 630,000 electronic preprints of scientific papers in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, and quantitative finance and statistics.  Initiated and managed by scientists, for scientists, ArXiv is one of the first databases to offer open access scholarly communications free to all users.

ArticleFirst  (FirstSearch)
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Search articles from over 16,00 journals in business, sciences, social sciences, and humanities. User guide for FirstSearch

AGRICOLA  (Government)
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Agricola is a database of bibliographic records created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. The database is divided into two sections, an online public access book catalog (667,000) records and a journal article citation index (985,000 records), and covers materials dating from the 16th century to the present. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including plantand animals sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, environmental management, conservation efforts, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farm practices,and food and nutrition." --NELINET Liaison

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The online encyclopedia of science and technology from McGraw-Hillis is the first place to go on the Internet to start your research into biology, chemistry and other science & technology subjects. User guide for

Dissertations & Theses A&I  (Proquest)
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This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.  Indexing and abstract subject coverage in the areas of business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology, social sciences,  arts & humanities, and more.

Proceedings  (FirstSearch)
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An index of worldwide conference proceedings. Provides citations of every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received at The British Library. User guide for FirstSearch

WorldCat  (FirstSearch)
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Books and other materials in libraries worldwide. User guide for FirstSearch

SCOLA World TV Online  (Scola)
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SCOLA is a non-profit educational organization that provides authentic foreign language resources in more than 175 native languages. SCOLA receives and re-transmits foreign TV programming from around the world and provides other foreign language resources, language lessons, and learning material. World TV Online offers a wide ranging and diverse selection of television programs from around the world through largely geographically designated channels available by satellite and on the Internet. More than 100 countries and regions and more than 100 languages are available. Each channel offers a blend of news, drama, comedy, culture, sports, entertainment, music and children's programming. New countries and languages are frequently added so check the Program Schedule for updates.

SciFinder Scholar  (CAS)
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Sci Finder Scholar provides quick and easy access to a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines including: references from over 9,500 currently published journals and patent information from more than 50 active patent issuing authorities; important discoveries that span the scientific century back to 1900; the latest scientific breakthroughs almost as soon as they are published with references added daily and some patent information as recent as two days ago; complete coverage of chemistry and the life sciences including biochemistry, biology, pharmacology, medicine, and related disciplines the world's largest collection of organic and inorganic substance information

Science Direct Health and Life Sciences College Edition   (Elsevier)
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Health & Life Sciences from Science Direct contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. Science Direct's extensive and unique full-text collection covers authoritative titles from the core scientific literature, including high-impact factor titles such as THE LANCET, Cell and Tetrahedron.  It contains more than 1,100 full-text, scholarly journals,  coverage begins with 1995. User guide for Elsevier

Sage Journals Online  (Sage Publishing)
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SAGE Publications publishes over 460 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. SAGE Journals Online is the delivery platform that provides online access to the full text of individual SAGE journals. Full text of journal articles is from 1999 – Present for most journals. User guide for Sage Publishing

PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset  (Government)
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Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to create this Dietary Supplement Subset of NLM's PubMed. The PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset succeeds the International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database, 1999-2010. The subset will retrieve dietary supplement-related citations on topics including, but not limited to: chemical composition; biochemical role and function — both in vitro and in vivo; clinical trials; health and adverse effects; fortification; traditional Chinese medicine and other folk/ethnic supplement practices; cultivation of botanical products used as dietary supplements; as well as, surveys of dietary supplement use.

PubChem  (Government)
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PubChem provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. It is a component of NIH's Molecular Libraries Roadmap Initiative. PubChem includes substance information, compound structures, and BioActivity data in three primary databases, Pcsubstance, Pccompound, and PCBioAssay, respectively. Pcsubstance contains more than 61 million records. Pccompound contains more than 25 million unique structures. PCBioAssay contains more than 1600 BioAssays.

FirstSearch Databases  (FirstSearch)
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Search subject-specific databases ranging from medicine, to business, and including others in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. User guide for FirstSearch

Profiles in Science  (Government)
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This site provides archival collections of prominent twentieth-century biomedical scientists The collections contain published and unpublished materials, including books, journal volumes, pamphlets, diaries, letters, manuscripts, photographs, audio tapes, and other audiovisual materials.

WorldCatDissertations  (FirstSearch)
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All dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects.

PapersFirst  (FirstSearch)
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An index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers published information received by The British Library Document Supply Center. User guide for FirstSearch

OmniFile FullText Mega (Wilson )  (EBSCOhost)
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OmniFile provides access to 6 core Wilson databases including full-text from over 2,000 publications and abstracting/and indexing of another 3,800 periodicals. Covers almost all areas of academic interest including art, biology,business, education, general sciences, humanities, law, library and information science and social sciences. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

Newport Daily News
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Full text access to prior month of the Newport Daily News.  (Nature Publishing)
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Nature is an interdisciplinary science journal, publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public. International weekly science journal. Besides the journal the site provides videos and podcasts.

MathSciNet  (American Mathematical Society)
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MathSciNet is a comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940. MathSciNet provides Web access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature contained in the Mathematical Reviews Database. User guide for American Mathematical Society

JSTOR Plant Science  (JSTOR)
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Provides access to foundational content vital to plant science – plant type specimens, taxonomic structures, scientific literature, and related materials. The amount of materials includes over 800,000 type specimens, paintings, drawings, correspondence, and supporting materials. Aside from botanists and those dedicated to the plant sciences, JSTOR Plant Science is especially useful for Ecologists, Conservationists, Environmental scientists, Historians, Pharmacologists, Biologists, and Geneticists.

GreenFILE    (EBSCOhost)
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GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. It is a collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles which includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

Proquest Newspapers  (ProQuest)
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Search the Providence Journal, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times (1851 - 2009) User guide for ProQuest

Computational Sciences