Collection of over 70 peer-reviewed journals in the life sciences. Coverage for most journals begins in 2000.
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Reference database with peer-reviewed articles covering all basic and many applied aspects of the life sciences, with an emphasis on cell and molecular biology.
Search engine for scholarly materials including journal articles. Be sure to use WebBridge to link to Lafayette's resources. Note: if accessing from off-campus, go to "Scholar Preferences" and search "Library Links" for "Lafayette." Check "Lafayette College - Lafayette WebBridge" to make WebBridge appear in search results.
The premier index to medical literature for health researchers and professionals. Subject searchers may wish to consult the directory of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), available at the National Library of Medicine's website. A free search interface for MEDLINE, PubMed, with links to select full-text articles is also available.
Index covering the journal literature of science and technology. Allows you to search for a topic, an author, or for articles that cite a known author or work. (Help using Web of Science for cited reference searching)
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The premier index for agricultural literature. Produced by the National Agricultural Library.
Index coverage: vol. 1 - present; Full-text coverage: 1996-present
Full text of articles reviewing the scholarly literature for a variety of topics in the physical, biomedical, and social sciences.
Database of peer-reviewed research articles in biology and medicine.
Includes Index Fungorum, a database of fungal names; portions of the Bibliography of Systematic Mycology, which surveys the literature on fungi; and some information from the Dictionary of the Fungi. (A complete copy of the Dictionary of the Fungi is available in the Skillman reference collection.)
Archive of more than 2,000 with whom Darwin corresponded, ranging from well known naturalists and public figures to the obscure. Includes an image of the original letter, transcription, footnotes and annotations.
Database of information on each of the named species on Earth. Includes information on ecology and evolution of the species as well as descriptive information. From a consortium of leading natural history museums and research institutions.
Database covering the journal literature of environmental sciences, including applicable areas of ecology, energy, geography, pollution & waste management, law, public policy, and urban planning.
A database of information on the genetics and molecular biology of Drosophila. It includes genetic data and references to articles, books, and reports from the scientific literature.
This FDA handbook, aka the Bad Bug Book, provides basic facts regarding the titular characters.
A monthly abstract journal, covering the literature on all parasitic helminths.
Information on plants and animals that are endangered or extinct. Includes taxonomy, conservation status, distribution, and bibliographies. From the World Conservation Union.
Home of GenBank (the National Institutes of Health's genetic sequence database), the Molecular Modelling Database, and other biotechnology resources.
From the U.S.D.A., this database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, Web links, and references.
Indexes the scientific literature on nonhuman primates.
Database of chemical structures of small organic molecules and information on their biological activities. Includes links to records in scientific literature databases. From the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Database of biomedical and life sciences journal articles. From the National Institutes of Health.
Collection of Web pages with information on the characteristics and classification of organisms. Pages are written by biologists and linked one to another in the form of the evolutionary tree of organisms. Still a work-in-progress so information is far from complete.
Authoritative encyclopedia covering biomedical engineering, biomechanics, and biomaterials.