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Found 55 items.


  1. ScienceDirect
    1. Database Name: ScienceDirect
    2. Description: Peer-reviewed, full text database containing electronic book and journal titles covering the fields of science, technology and medicine. In addition to keyword searches, the image search and value added content associated with the publication can be found in the form of audio, video and datasets.
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    5. Vendor: Elsevier Science B.V.
    6. Coverage: Extensive coverage of the physical and biological sciences, significant numbers of journals in the social sciences, and some journals in the humanities.
    7. Time Span: Dates of abstracting and indexing vary. Full text prior to 1995 often going back to vol. 1, iss. 1
    8. Search Hints: Author searches are done on the last name only.
      Subject searches are supported, but subjects are not presented within the records.
      Truncation is not supported in phrases.
  2. SciFinder
    1. Database Name: SciFinder
    2. Description: You must first create an account using your email address to use the web version. Unlimited simultaneous users. SciFinder Scholar is published by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) and gives you access to current high-quality scientific information in chemistry and related sciences. Content at a Glance: searching MEDLINE and Chemical Abstracts (CAPLUS) individually or at the same time; more than 15 million reactions; more than 1 billion predicted property values; more than 2 million experimental properties; the CAS REGISTRY database is updated daily; patent records from the major patent offices are available online within 2 days of the patents' issuance; sequences combined from CAS and GenBank databases, which are indexed and linked to scientific journal and patent literature.
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  3. Scitation
    1. Database Name: Scitation
    2. Description: Search more than 100 journals from AIP, APS, ASCE, ASME, SPIE, and a host of other prestigious science and engineering journals.
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  4. SciTech Connect (United States Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Inform
    1. Database Name: SciTech Connect (United States Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Inform
    2. Description: SciTech Connect contains energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from the Department of Energy (DOE), including: DOE-sponsored R&D results, technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia and data information. SciTech Connect is a consolidation of two core DOE search engines, the Information Bridge and the Energy Citations Database. SciTech Connect incorporates all of the R&D information from these two products into one search interface.
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    5. Search Hints: You can enter terms into one or more fields, combine terms with Boolean operators like AND, OR, and NOT, and limit by date
  5. Scopus
    1. Database Name: Scopus
    2. Description: Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with smart tools to track, analyze, and visualize research from your region and from the rest of world. It contains more than 18,000+ titles from more than 5,000 international publishers; over 1,200 Open Access journals; 520 conference proceedings; over 650 trade publications; 315 book series; 33 million abstracts; results from 386 million scientific web pages; 23 million patent records from 5 patent offices; 37 million records—of which 18 million records include references going back to 1996 and 19 million pre-1996 records go back as far as 1823.
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    5. Vendor: Elsevier
    6. Time Span: Abstracts back to 1966.
    7. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  6. Sears List of Subject Headings
    1. Database Name: Sears List of Subject Headings
    2. Description: Sears List of Subject Headings suggests subject headings for the catalogs of small and medium-sized libraries. Includes scope notes, class numbers from the Abridged Dewey Decimal Classification, and copious cross-references. Intended for both adult nad juvenile collections.
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    5. Vendor: EBSCO
    6. Coverage: Searches the 20th edition. A PDF version of the 17th, 18th, and 19th edition is available for browsing.
    7. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  7. Senior High Core Collection
    1. Database Name: Senior High Core Collection
    2. Description: Senior High Core Collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction titles recommended for high school students (grades 9 through 12), along with review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.
    3. Host URL:,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=shx
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    5. Vendor: EBSCO
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    7. Search Hints: ISBNs are not part of a searchable field in this database.

      Do not attempt to search on authors by truncating the first name. Last, F? will often result in zero hits. Try searching on Last or Last, First
  8. Shakespeare Quartos Archive
    1. Database Name: Shakespeare Quartos Archive
    2. Description: A digital collection of pre-1642 editions of William Shakespeare's plays.
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  9. Shock & Vibration Digest (EBSCO)
    1. Database Name: Shock & Vibration Digest (EBSCO)
    2. Description: [mobile version]
      Shock & Vibration Digest covers noise, vibration technologies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.Coverage dates back to 1969.
    3. Host URL:,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=29h
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    5. Vendor: EBSCO
  10. SIAM eBooks
    1. Database Name: SIAM eBooks
    2. Description: Titles are written by internationally renowned experts spanning a wide range of topic areas in applied mathematics and computational science. Hosted by the same AIP/Scitation platform as SIAM Journals.
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