Databases: Biology

  • by Thomson Reuters

    Type: Index & Abstract

    Description: 1969-Present. For indexing and abstracting prior to 1969, please see a librarian. Comprehensive coverage and context-sensitive indexing of all life sciences topics (botany, microbiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, evolutionary ecology, etc.). More than 4,000 serials are indexed each year from all countries, with more than 370,000 new citations each year. 90% of new citations include an abstract by the author. BIOSIS indexing, MESH disease terminology, and CAS Registry Numbers all help electronic BA users find the most relevant records efficiently. There are a limited number of links to full text articles in approximately 400 journals to which the library subscribes through other subscriptions. A Full Text button will appear with those citations.


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    Description: BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 265 peer-reviewed open access journals. The portfolio of journals spans all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine and includes broad interest titles, such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Retrovirology and BMC Genomics. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely accessible online immediately upon publication.


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    Description: Genome Biology publishes research articles, new methods and software tools, in addition to reviews and opinions, from the full spectrum of biology, including molecular, cellular, organism or population biology studied from a genomic perspective, as well as sequence analysis, bioinformatics, proteomics, comparative biology and evolution.


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  • MCAT Practice Tests

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    by Gale

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: The MCAT Practice Tests are part of the Testing & Education Reference Center - a one-stop online reference providing access to information on approximately 4,000 accredited schools, as well as specialty education courses, and career programs. You can narrow your choices by school name, location, tuition, major, average G.P.A. of incoming freshmen, religious affiliation, and other criteria. It also includes information on financial aid, scholarships, individualized practice tests such as the LSAT, GMAT, GRE, MCAT, etc., and study preparation eBooks for many exams. The practice exams let you work through tests at your own pace and learn immediately what areas will require further study. Besides the standard college/graduate school entrance exams, there are also full length practice tests and study preparation eBooks, in a PDF format, for civil service/licensing exams, military entrance exams, the G.E.D and more.


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  • PubAg

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    by USDA

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: PubAg is a portal to USDA-authored and other highly relevant agricultural research. At launch it delivers over 40,000 full-text journal articles by USDA staff and citations to an additional 340,000 articles. The initial release also previews its directions for intended functionality and will serve as the foundation for further enhancements.


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  • Salem Health

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    by Salem Press

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: Online access to Magills Medical Guide. In its printed form, the current edition of the Guide has grown to five volumes and 3,500 pages. The Guide includes more than 1,000 essays, ranging in length from 500 to 3,500 words each. There are more than 400 photographs and drawings plus 644 sidebars and tables. The new edition introduces particularly current subject areas such as facial transplantation and Avian influenza (bird flu). Plus, the Guide includes 44 IN THE NEWS sidebars that evaluate recent media stories about ongoing research and experimental treatments.


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