Science Information

Books you can take with you are in this number range:

  • 500 - 599

When searching our catalog use these subjects:

  • Science
  • Scientists

Suggested journal indexes:

Science Online--Facts on File
Science Online offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, diagrams, illustrations, images, BIOGRAPHIES, experiments, activities, and definitions.

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Multidisciplinary Indexes:

IngentaConnect - A lage index primarily of journal articlesfrom more than 30,000 publications.

OAIster - A union catalog of digital resources with more than 20 million records.

WorldCat - A global catalog of library holdings with more than 135 million bibliographic records.

Annual Reviews - Annual Reviews is a nonprofit scientific publisher that provides indexing to about 45 journal titiles.

Cambridge Journals Online - Produced by Cambride University Press, provides indexing to more than 200 journal titles.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - Hosted and maintained by Lund University Libraries, providesaccess to more than 4,000 journals.

Highwire Press - Claims to be the largest archive of free full-text science articles.

Nature.com Search - Produced by the Nature Publishing Group (NPG).

Oxford Journals - Produced by Oxford University Press, provides indexing to more than 200 journal titles.

ScienceDirect - Produced by Elsevier, the largest publisher of science, technology, and medical information.

SpringerLink - Provides indexing to more than 2,000 journals and 30,000 books.

Wiley Interscience - Content is interdisciplinary across the sciences.

Science Search Engines:

Science.gov - A gateway to government science information and research results.

Scirus - A highly sophisticated scientific search engine owned by Elsivier.

Scitopia.org - Searches the digital libraries of 21 leading science and technology professional societies.

WorldWideScience.org - A global science gateway connecting users to national and international scientific databases and portals.

Energy, Environment, Geosciences, and Natural Resources:

Energy Citations Database - This database provides free access to more than 2 million science research citations and more than 200 thousand electronic documents.

GeoScienceWorld - A collaboration of 6 prominent earth science societies and institutes.

MINABS Online - The abstracting service sponsored by the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland: specializes in mineralogy, crystallography, geochemistry, pertology, and environmental mineralogy.

The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) - the largest central research for U.S. government-funded scientific, technical, and engineering research.

Science Accelerator - A federated search service from the DoE's scientific and technical information office.

ToxNet - A federated search engine provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) for coverage of toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.

USGS Publications Warehouse - A great resource for geology and related fields.

Wilderness.net - A cooperative project that offers a specialized and comprehensive array of resources in the area of wilderness studies.

Biology and Ecology:

Agricola - From the National Agriculture Library (NAL), accesses one of the largest collections of agricultural information in the world.

The Agricultural Network Information Center (AgNIC) - Comes from an organization of more than 60 partners including many prominent agricultural schools.

Bibliography of Genetic Variation in Natural Population - An index that includes more than 80 thousand records of scholarly literature from the last 35 years.

BiologyBrowser - A website and search engine that uses three primary search fields: Organisms, Subjects, and Geography.

BioOne - An extremely powerful ejournal package and database for the biological sciences.

Entrez Crossdatabase Search - This federated engine searches 32 databases in the life sciences, most of which come from the NLM.

FishBase - Detailed scientific information about fish.

PLANTS Database - Detailed scientific information about plants.

NatureServe - Information about rare and endangered species and threatened ecosystems.

PubMed - The NLM's search interface for it's own database of medical information, which is the most comprehensive medical database in the world.

Treesearch - A search engine for publications produced by the U.S. Forest Service.

Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences:

The American Chemical Society Publications - A powerful and clean searchinterface for the society's journals.

The American Mathematical Society (AMS) Directory of Preprint & E-print Servers - A comprehensive collection of international mathematical preprint and eprint servers.

arXiv.org - An open access site for over 500 thousand eprints in the subjects of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, and statistics.

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library - Offers access to everya article it's ever published.

CiteSeerx - A search engine & digital library for computer and information science literature, data, algorithms, and software.

IEEE Portal - A portal for engineering literature and information on technology.

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO/NASA) Astrophysics Data System - A digital library portal for research.

Scitation - Coverage is primarily in physics, chemistry, and technological sciences, with some overlap for the biological sciences.

SPIRES High Energy Physics Literature Database - Integrates various sources and serves as a gateway to all information in the field of high-energy physics.

Zentralblatt MATH - The ZMATH Database comtains around 2.7 million entries in pure and applied mathematics.