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- Science Citation Index (Web of Science)
A multidisciplinary index, with searchable author abstracts, covering the journal literature of the sciences. It indexes more than 5,700 major journals across 164 scientific disciplines, covering approximately 2,100 more journals than its SCI print and CD-ROM counterparts, with all cited references captured. Some of the disciplines covered include: agriculture, neuroscience, astronomy, oncology, biochemistry, pediatrics, biology, pharmacology, biotechnology, physics, chemistry, plant sciences, computer science, psychiatry, materials science, surgery, mathematics, veterinary science, medicine, and zoology. Coverage: 1945-. Format: Articles: Journals or Newspapers
Access to over 1,000 full text journals published by Elsevier. Search individual title or browse multiple titles. Coverage includes Biochemistry and Biology, Business & Management, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering & Technology, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Mathematics & Computer science, Medicine & Pharmacology, Neurosciences, Physics, Social Sciences. Coverage: varies. Format: Articles: Journals or Newspapers
Articles: Journals or Newspapers (15)
- Academic Search Premier
Provides abstracts, indexing, and full-text for journals covering the social sciences, humanities, education, and more. Coverage: 1985-.
AGRICOLA contains records covering every major agricultural subject. Coverage: 1970-.
Embase is a multipurpose and up-to-date biomedical database. It covers international biomedical literature from 1947 to the present day and all articles are indexed using Elsevier's Life Science thesaurus Embase Indexing and Emtree.
A full-text database of archived issues of academic journals. Since JSTOR is a backfiles project, a typical coverage range is the beginning of a journal until three or five years ago. Supported in part by the Dail Endowment Fund. Coverage: Varies.
Searches across all ProQuest article databases. Contains articles covering the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and business. Databases include Research Library, Ethnic NewsWatch, and ProQuest Religion. Coverage: 1970-.
- ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, and market reports all together on a powerful, user-friendly platform.
- ProQuest Research Library
Contains articles from magazines, newspapers, and journals. Areas included: business, health, education, psychology, science, sports, and literature. Coverage: 1986-.
- ProQuest Science Database
This database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. Search over 2.7M records, dating back to the mid 1980s. Coverage: 1986-.
PubMed provides access to MEDLINE, a database of citations covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. Other services within PubMed include the Journal Browser, MeSH (Medical Subject Heading) Browser, Citation Matcher, and Clinical Queries. A user-friendly online tutorial is available at the site. PubMed also provides access to molecular biology databases in the National Center for Biotechnology Information s (NCBI) Entrez retrieval system with components for searching DNA and protein sequences, 3-D protein structure data, population study data sets, and assemblies of complete genomes. Coverage: 1946-.
- SAGE Journals
Online access to over 600 peer-reviewed journals published by SAGE, including journals published on behalf of over 245 scholarly and professional societies. Covers a variety of topics, with particular emphasis on the social sciences. Coverage: Varies.
- Science Citation Index (Web of Science)
A multidisciplinary index, with searchable author abstracts, covering the journal literature of the sciences. It indexes more than 5,700 major journals across 164 scientific disciplines, covering approximately 2,100 more journals than its SCI print and CD-ROM counterparts, with all cited references captured. Some of the disciplines covered include: agriculture, neuroscience, astronomy, oncology, biochemistry, pediatrics, biology, pharmacology, biotechnology, physics, chemistry, plant sciences, computer science, psychiatry, materials science, surgery, mathematics, veterinary science, medicine, and zoology. Coverage: 1945-.
Access to over 1,000 full text journals published by Elsevier. Search individual title or browse multiple titles. Coverage includes Biochemistry and Biology, Business & Management, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering & Technology, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Mathematics & Computer science, Medicine & Pharmacology, Neurosciences, Physics, Social Sciences. Coverage: varies.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Areas of focus include science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.
- Web of Science
Contains three ISI Citation Databases (Science Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index), plus Biological Abstracts, MEDLINE (PubMed), and the SciELO Citation Index, which together index over 8,000 peer-reviewed journals. Provides bibliographic data, author abstracts, and cited references. Useful for searching databases for articles that cite a known author or work. Citation searching also allows a researcher to use a given work as a subject term in order to identify more recent articles about the same topic. Coverage: 1945-.
- Wiley Online Library
Access to journals published by Wiley-Blackwell. Many topics are included, but Science, Technology, & Business are emphasized. Coverage: varies.
Books, E-books (8)
- Directory of Open Access Books
A searchable index to peer-reviewed monographs and edited volumes published under an Open Access business model, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher's website or repository. Coverage: 1985-.
- Ebook Central
Academic e-books covering a broad range of subjects. Books may be read online in any web browser. WFU user login required.
- eBooks on EBSCOhost
Over 25,000 electronic books on a broad range of subjects. Coverage: varies.
- HathiTrust Digital Library
HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and highly functional access platform. It provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in-copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives. Log in as a WFU user to get access to downloadable PDFs of public domain items. Coverage: Varies.
- Open Education North Carolina Collection
Open Education North Carolina Collection is a collection of free textbooks that are part of NC LIVE's Open Education North Carolina (OENC) initiative.
- Springer Protocols
Springer Protocols is a database of reproducible, step-by-step laboratory protocols in the Life and Biomedical Sciences. Compiles protocols from book series Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neuromethods, as well as from a number of Laboratory Handbooks. Coverage: 1980-.
The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with millions of bibliographic records representing 400 languages and covering information from 4,000 years of knowledge. Includes holdings information from the world's libraries. Coverage: 1200-.
- ZSR Library Catalog
Data about the books, journals, films, manuscripts, and other materials owned by the ZSR Library. Coverage: 14th century-.
Encyclopedias & Reference (5)
A comprehensive online medical education resource. Includes reference tools, images, a diagnostic tool, drug information, and patient information. Also includes medical textbooks, cases, videos, and self-assessment for medical students.
- Credo Reference
Credo Reference includes over 650 titles with particular emphasis on subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks. Also included are over 1,100 short reference videos, nearly 450,000 high-resolution art images, photographs and maps across all subject areas.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Searchable full text of reference books in many subjects. Books can be searched together or individually. Coverage: varies.
- Journal Citation Reports
Contains citation information for science and social science journals. Users can determine which journals are the highest impact and which are most frequently used. Coverage: 2002-.
- Science in Context
Provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Reference content is merged with full-text journal and news articles, experiments, images, videos, and links to vetted websites, organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
- JoVE Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology
JoVE Science Education. This video collection demonstrates how to execute basic techniques commonly used in cellular and molecular biology. To enhance understanding of the methods, each video is paired with additional video resources to show practical applications of the techniques and other complementary skills.
- JoVE General Laboratory Techniques
JoVE Science Education. This video collection exhibits how to use standard pieces of laboratory equipment and how to perform basic laboratory functions. Each video is paired with additional resources to show practical applications of the technique and other complementary skills.