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*Biological Science: Home

Research guide for biology

Major Databases


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  • Web of Science
    Web of Science  (1988 to present) is a multidisciplinary index that covers the sciences, social sciences, and arts &  humanities.Coverage includes scholarly journals, books, reports, conference proceedings, and more. Web of Science includes the following citation databases: Science Citation Index Expanded (1900 to present) Social Sciences Citation Index (1956 to present) and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 to present), Conference Proceedings Citation Indexes (1990 to present; >110,000 conferences). 
  • BIOSIS Citation Index
    Includes Biological Abstracts. Life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more. Includes journals, meetings, patents, and books (1926 to present).
  • Zoological Record
    Information on all aspects of zoology, including biochemistry, behavior, ecology, evolution, and genetics (1864 to present).
  • PubMed (NLM)
    PubMed (1948 to present) is a comprehensive index to biomedical and life sciences journals.
  • ScienceDirect
    Provides access to scholarly and peer reviewed journals in all areas of science.
  • EBSCOhost
    General database that covers a wide range of research resources, including core subjects such as applied science, art, education, humanities, law, social science, business, and technology.
  • Dimensions
    This free version of Dimensions contains more than 100 million publications, ranging from articles published in scholarly journals, books and book chapters, to preprints and conference proceedings. All publications are contextualized with linked data sets, funding, publications, patents, clinical trials, and policy documents. You can also view associated categories, funders, institutions, and researcher profiles.
  • Google Scholar
    ​Scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts, technical reports, and more.
  • Journal Citation Reports
    Citation data drawn from scholarly and technical journals in science, technology, and social sciences. You can find the most frequently cited journals in a field, highest impact journals in a field, largest journals in a field.

Science Librarian

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*Robert Tomaszewski
Pollak Library, PLN-125