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BIOSIS January 1926 - present Citations from over 6,000 journals, books and conference proceedings in all areas of the life sciences and biology. ViaThomson Reuters
Web of Science (Science Citation Expanded Index) 1900 - present Covers all science disciplines
Citation searching
Via Thomson Reuters
CAB Abstracts 1910 - present Research on agriculture, forestry, environment and allied disciplines, including agricultural economics and rural sociology, aspects of human health, veterinary medicine, crop protection and biotechnology. (Guide) Via Thomson Reuters
PUBMED 1966 - present Citations from more than 4,300 international biomedical journals covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the preclinical sciences. Via the National Library of Medicine
AGRICOLA 1970-present Agriculture literature. Via Proquest
Zoological Record 1864-present World's oldest continuing database of animal biology. Via Thomson Rueters
Faculty of 1000 current Highlights and reviews the most interesting papers published in the biological sciences Via Faculty of 1000
Birds of North America  current  A comprehensive reference covering the life histories of North American birds. Via Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Other Resources
AGRICOLA 1979-Present Agriculture literature. Via the National Agriculture Library
Academic Search Complete 1887-Present General - All subjects
Anthropology Plus  All areas of anthropology and archaeology.  Late 1800's-. Anthropological Literature Via Eureka/RLG
CalFlora current About Califonia plants and their distribution.  Photographs, maps, and a plant name library are included.
ChemID Current Chemical dictionary of over 339,000 compounds of biomedical and regulatory interest.
Digital Dissertations -- Dissertation Abstracts International 1861 - present; abstracts from 1980; full-text 1998 - present; UC dissertations free full-text 1998 - present. Information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities. Via UMI
Expanded Academic Index  Use Academic Search Complete
Fungal Database Varies A combination of databases which include datasets, literature, specimens and distributions.  Via USDA ARS
GeoRef 1693-present Geosciences. North America Coverage from 1693. World Coverage from 1933.Via ProQuest
Government Printing Office -- GPO Access 1976 - present Provides access to laws, regulations, reports, data and other information. Via FirstSearch/OCLC
Government Printing Office -- GPO Access 1976 - present Provides access to laws, regulations, reports, data and other information. Via Government Printing Office/GPOGate
Global Plants via JSTOR  Current Contains over two million high resolution plant type specimen images and other foundational materials from the collections of hundreds of herbaria around the world.
History of Science and Technology January 1976 - present Describes journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations in the history of science, technology, and medicine. Via Eureka/RLG
PapersFirst 1993 - present Retrieves records for papers presented at worldwide conferences, symposia, meetings, expositions, workshops, and congresses, including the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical and Life Sciences. Via FirstSearch/OCLCConnect
POPLINE 1970 - present (including selected citations back to 1886) Citations from journal articles, monographs, technical reports, and unpublished works, of population, family planning, and related health issues, including family planning technology and programs, fertility, and population law and policy. at Johns Hopkins
Proceedings 1993 - present Retrieves records for worldwide conferences, symposia, meetings, expositions, and congresses for  the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Physical and Life Sciences. Via FirstSearch/OCLC
PsycINFO January 1887 - present Citations to articles in over 1,300 professional journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines. Via ProQuest
RTECS current Toxicological information with citations on over 140,000 chemical substances. Via CCINFOweb
SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts, Registry, CASREACT) 1967-current Covers chemistry (broadly) and the chemical aspects of agriculture, biology, engineering, medicine, and physics. Initial Registration Required
TOXNET current A collection of toxicology and environmental health databases that includes the Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB�), a database of potentially hazardous chemicals, TOXLINE� (containing references to the world's toxicology literature), and ChemIDplus (a chemical dictionary and structure database). Via the National Library of Medicine
USDA Nutrient Database current Information on the nutrient content of foods consumed in the United States. National Nutrient Data Bank is a repository of information for 100 nutrients for over 7,300 foods. Via National Agricultural Library

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