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Access Science: McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology


Cross-disciplinary Databases / News Articles

Indexing, abstracts, and citation searching for science and social science scholarly literature...
Index and full-text source for scholarly journals and magazines ...
An index with abstracts and some full text covering all subjects, including humanities and social sciences.
Selected full text for U.S. and international newspapers...

Biology Specific Databases

Indexes and abstracts journals, patents, conference reports and books in the Life Sciences.
A medical and health database developed at the National Library of Medicine (NLM).  [tutorial]  [basic info pdf]
[tutorial] Indexes and abstracts periodical articles in chemistry...
Quertle uses a semantic, relationship-based search to retrieve articles from PubMed, PubMed Central, MEDLINE, BioMed Central, NIH RePORTER, and TOXLINE.

Science Internet Searches

Science.gov searches over 50 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 13 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative US government science information including research and development results.
This is a science-specific search engine for the Internet
Search the Internet for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research...

JMU Resources

JMU Library Catalog - Find Books and Videos available at James Madison University Libraries.

Periodical Locator - Find specific (known) journals articles at JMU.

Citing your Sources

  • RefWorks - Manage your references or work cited pages by creating your personal database of citations.  Need to export from databases into RefWorks?
  • CheckCite - Check your citation style for papers and speeches.

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Biology Librarian
Yasmeen Shorish

Yasmeen Shorish

Rose Library
(540) 568-4288
shorisyl@jmu.edu

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