Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences

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Web of Science (Science Citation Expanded Index) 1900 - present Covers all science disciplines. Citation searching. Via ISI.
BIOSIS January 1926 - present Citations from over 6,000 journals, books and conference proceedings in all areas of the life sciences and biology. Via ISI.
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. Via ISI.
AGRICOLA 1970 - present Citations and abstracts for articles from over 600 periodicals, as well as USDA and state experiment station and extension publications, and selected books on agriculture, animal husbandry, animal and human nutrition, forestry, plant pathology, plant science, human ecology, agricultural economics, rural sociology. Indexes journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, etc. Via Proquest-CSA.
Birds of North America Current A comprehensive reference covering the life histories of North American birds. Via Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
GreenFILE Current

"All aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles include content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done on each level to minimize negative impact. Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. GreenFILE is multidisciplinary by nature and draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology."

Document Library -- California Department of Fish and Game  mid1990s - present "An online repository of thousands of DFG related documents from California agencies, contractors, and related non-governmental organizations. In addition to advanced searching for title, author, subject, keywords, and date ranges, all documents in the DFG Document Library are organized by Categories. "Browse By Category" is a convenient way to see all available groupings and learn which DFG function or program is responsible for each category. You may also view a complete list of DFG documents and then link directly to that program's web page. The majority of documents digitized are from the 2000s with the largest collection of documents on "California Wildlife Habitat Relationships".
Faculty of 1000 Biology Current Highlights and reviews the most interesting papers published in the biological sciences Via Biology Reports Ltd
EPA National Service Center for Environmental Publications Current NSCEP/NEPIS provides one-stop access to digital and paper EPA publications. Includes more than 7,000 in stock and 24,000 digital titles available FREE of charge.
Early Encounters in North America (EENA): Peoples, Cultures and the Environment 1534 - 1959 Full text letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of early encounters, centered on present-day Canada and the United States with some limited coverage of Mexico. Includes information on the peoples, places, environment, flora and fauna encountered. Of note are more than 9,000 Audubon prints from "The Birds of America" as well as the complete contents of the three-volume "The Quadrupeds of North America".
ENVIROnetBASE [via CRC Press] Current  Environmental handbooks published by CRC Press. Categories covered are earth science, ecological economics, ecology, environmental modeling and systems analysis, environmental and ecological risk assessment, environmental and occupational health and safety, environmental chemistry and toxicology, environmental engineering, environmental law, management, and compliance, geology, GIS and mapping, landscape ecology, remote sensing and photogrammetry, resource management and sustainability, turfgrass science and engineering, and water science, technology, and engineering.
Academic via LexisNexis Date coverage varies. Provides full-text access to over 6,000 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications, including hundreds of U.S. and foreign newspapers, legal and business publications, wire services, broadcast media transcripts, and trade/news magazines [date coverage varies]. Wide geographic coverage and translations from foreign-language sources, as well as news services like the Associated Press, Agence France Press, El Pais and Xinhua (New China) News Agency.
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.
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.
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