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Core Life Science/Environmental Science
Article Databases
Years Covered Peer-reviewed Content?

BIOSIS
The most comprehensive biological sciences article database; indexes over 6000 peer-reviewed journals.
(Guide: HTML | PDF)

1926-present Most

CAB ABSTRACTS
Ecology, forestry, agriculture, rural sociology, and economics. U.S. and international focus.

1910-present Some
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND POLLUTION MANAGEMENT
All aspects of environmental issues, including air, land, and water pollution, bacteriology, waste management, water resources and environmental biotechnology.
1981-present Some
PUBMED
The National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database, indexing articles from more than 4500 journals in biology and biomedicine.
(Guide: HTML, PDF)
1947-present Most
WEB OF SCIENCE
Indexes core journals in all scientific fields. Allows cited reference searching, which allows you to identify later articles which cite a given author or article.
1901-present Most
Related Article Databases
Years Covered
Peer-reviewed Content?
Academic Search Complete
Multidisciplinary source for scholarly journal and popular magazine articles; indexes and abstracts articles from more than 10,900 English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese sources. Full text is available for over 5300 journals.
1865-present Some
LEXIS-NEXIS
Contains full text and abstracts of news, business, and legal information and provides full-text access to nearly 6,000 individual titles. Users can search foreign and domestic newspapers and wire services; radio and television transcripts; and business, industry, and legislative magazines, journals, and newsletters.
Dates vary No
PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)
Citations to articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, pamphlets, book chapters and statistical sources in the fields of social and political policy.
1972-present Minimal

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