Online Resources

Find useful links to FREE Online Information Resources:

Biology Browser

  • Produced by Thomson Reuters, BiologyBrowser offers access to evaluated and curated digital resources of interest to the scientific researcher.

BioMed Central  

  • BioMed Central publishes 222 peer-reviewed open access journals.

BioOne  

  •  Free abstracts & some Open Access articles
  • For its users—students, researchers, and unaffiliated individuals—BioOne provides a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today’s most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation.

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals 

  • The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact.

Energy Citation Database    

  • Abstracts, Full-text (reports, articles, etc.) Very good to find additional information than articles
  • The Energy Citations Database  (ECD) provides free access to over 2,448,000 science research citations with continued growth through regular updates. There are over 291,000 electronic documents, primarily from 1943 forward, available via the database. Citations and documents are made publicly available by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

ENTREZ: The Life Sciences Search Engine    

  • The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information

European Views of the Americas: 1493 – 1750          

  • This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide.  The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

Google Scholar     

  • Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

GreenFile        

  • Free Database (Abstracts + Open Acces articles)
  • GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract        

  • FREE database
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Open Science Directory     

  • With the Open Science Directory IOC/IODE, with the support of EBSCO and Hasselt University Library, is creating a unique access point to all the journals contained in the different programs
  • Open Science Directory contains collections of Open Access Journals (e.g. Directory of Open Access Journals) and journals in the special programs (Hinari, Agora, OARE). Other programs will be added in the near future: INASP-PERI, eJDS.

PubMed      

Scirus  (Elsevier)

  • Scirus is the most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web. With over 440 million scientific items indexed at last count, it allows researchers to search for not only journal content but also scientists’ homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and institutional repository and website information

WorldCat     

Created: 11/01/2012

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