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Key Resources in Biology
Collection of full-text research journals on topics in biology, ecology, and environmental science.
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A free resource from the US National Library of Medicine and a key resource for medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.
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Database of peer reviewed journal articles. Full text is not included, but Article Linker provides access to full text articles when available.
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Wiley Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
Reference work with entries on major topics in life sciences.
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Additional Resources in Biology
Agricultural and Environmental Science Database
This database includes the AGRICOLA, TOXLINE, ESPM (Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.
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arXiv E-print Server
Access to pre-prints of articles mainly in physics, math, astronomy, and computer science.
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The BioCyc collection of Pathway/Genome Databases (PGDBs) provides a reference on the genomes and metabolic pathways of thousands of sequenced organisms.
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
A large number of natural history and botanical libraries have worked together to digitize their biodiversity collections making them available online at the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
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Birds of the World
Birds of the World provides access to a powerful research database that brings together deep, scholarly content from four celebrated works of ornithology with millions of bird observations from eBird and multimedia from the Macaulay Library into a single platform where biologists and birders can explore comprehensive life history information on birds.
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This database will experience outages for maintenance on Tuesday, September 15th from 9 AM to 2 PM GMT.
Authoritative research information on agriculture, environment, forestry, recreation management, tourism, veterinary medicine and related applied life sciences.
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This source from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) indexes research articles on occupational safety and health topics from OSHLINE with NIOSHTIC.
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Digital Dissertations (Dissertation Abstracts)
Doctoral dissertations and some masters' theses from many North American graduate schools and some European universities.
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This is a subset of the ProQuest Agricultural & Environmental Science Database (note that "Ecology Abstracts content only" is checked under the search box), and it contains current ecology research (from 1982 to present).
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Information on millions of insects and insect-like species.
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This database is now part of the Agricultural and Environmental Science Collection database
Faculty of 1000 (F1000 Research)
Article repository and open-peer-review platform for the life sciences.
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Note: USU does not subscribe to the paid Faculty of 1000 database, F1000Prime.
Fish & Fisheries Worldwide
Includes bibliographic information on fish and fisheries research, including related literature such as aquaculture and ichthyology.
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Gale Interactive: Human Anatomy
3D interactive models of the human body.
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Article database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, includes scholarly and general-interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.
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A key resource for journal articles in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care, and the preclinical sciences.
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version of Medline.
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA)
Search inherited disorders, other traits, and genes in 216 animal species.
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Plant Information Online
A collection of databases of interest to plant and gardening enthusiasts and students, as well as professional botanists, horticulturists, and researchers.
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This is a subset of the ProQuest Agricultural & Environmental Science Database (note that "Plant Science content only" is checked under the search box), and it is an article database for plant science.
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Wildlife and Ecology Studies Worldwide
This database includes a global perspective on wild mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians.
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