Articles & Databases


Key Resources in Biology

BioOne Complete
Collection of full-text research journals on topics in biology, ecology, and environmental science. [More about BioOne Complete] 

PubMed
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.  [More about PubMed] 

Scopus
Database of peer reviewed journal articles. Full text is not included, but Article Linker provides access to full text articles when available.  [More about Scopus] 

Wiley Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
Reference work with entries on major topics in life sciences. [More about Wiley Encyclopedia of Life Sciences] 

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.  [More about Agricultural and Environmental Science Database] 

arXiv E-print Server
Access to pre-prints of articles mainly in physics, math, astronomy, and computer science. [More about arXiv E-print Server] 

BioCyc
The BioCyc collection of Pathway/Genome Databases (PGDBs) provides a reference on the genomes and metabolic pathways of thousands of sequenced organisms. [More about BioCyc] 

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. [More about Biodiversity Heritage Library] 

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.  [More about Birds of the World] 

CAB Direct
Authoritative research information on agriculture, environment, forestry, recreation management, tourism, veterinary medicine and related applied life sciences.  [More about CAB Direct] 

CCOHS
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. [More about CCOHS] 

Digital Dissertations (Dissertation Abstracts)
Doctoral dissertations and some masters' theses from many North American graduate schools and some European universities. [More about Digital Dissertations (Dissertation Abstracts)] 

Ecology Abstracts
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). [More about Ecology Abstracts] 

Entomology Abstracts
Information on millions of insects and insect-like species. [More about Entomology Abstracts] 
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. [More about Faculty of 1000 (F1000 Research)] 
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.  [More about Fish & Fisheries Worldwide] 

GreenFILE
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.  [More about GreenFILE] 

Human Anatomy
Interactive digital models and activities related to human anatomy. [More about Human Anatomy] 
Trial ends on 08/14/2020

MEDLINE
A key resource for journal articles in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care, and the preclinical sciences. [More about MEDLINE] 
PubMed is the free version of Medline.

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA)
Search inherited disorders, other traits, and genes in 216 animal species. [More about Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA)] 

Plant Information Online
A collection of databases of interest to plant and gardening enthusiasts and students, as well as professional botanists, horticulturists, and researchers. [More about Plant Information Online] 

Plant Science
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. [More about Plant Science] 

Wildlife and Ecology Studies Worldwide
This database includes a global perspective on wild mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. [More about Wildlife and Ecology Studies Worldwide] 

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