Articles & Databases : Atmospheric & Earth Sciences
Provides access to the geoscience literature. GeoRef contains references to geoscience maps, serial, and non-serial literature. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Master's theses and doctoral dissertations from US and Canadian universities are also covered. Coverage for North American resources starts in 1669, whereas worldwide coverage starts in 1933.
Multidisciplinary database of indexed research literature on the earth sciences, ecology, geology, human and physical geography, environmental sciences, oceanography, geomechanics, alternative energy sources, pollution, waste management, and nature conservation.
ProQuest Atmospheric Science Collection
Contains atmospheric science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA). MGA provides access to the atmospheric sciences literature of the world and is a comprehensive database in meteorology.
Web of Science: Core Collection
Contains citations and searchable author abstracts, covering scholarly literature in journals, books and conference proceedings. Includes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Book Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Index, Current Chemical Reactions, Index Chemicus, and Emerging Sources Citation Index. Additional resources available by selecting from the dropdown list next to the Core Collection heading.
Provides full-text access to the publications of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, as well as material published by other global and regional professional societies. It includes access to the AAPG Bulletin, AAPG Special Volumes, Journal of Petroleum Geology, and the Journal of Sedimentary Research. Subjects include geology, geophysics, earth science, engineering and related fields.
Applied Science and Technology Full Text
Abstracts and indexes periodicals covering the fields of engineering, aeronautics, chemistry, computer technology and applications, earth sciences, energy and environment, mathematics, metallurgy and physics. With full text from 1997-present.
Current Contents Connect
Coverage: 1998 to Present
Includes complete tables of contents and bibliographic information from leading scholarly journals and books, as well as evaluated Web sites and documents.
Provides online access to more than 130 handbooks in the environmental sciences. Subject areas include: earth science, ecology and ecological economics, environmental modeling and analysis, environmental and ecological risk assessment, environmental health and safety, environmental chemistry and toxicology, environmental engineering, geology, GIS, mapping and remote sensing, landscape ecology, resource management and sustainability, water science - technology and engineering.
Coverage: 1940s to present
This collection offers coverage in the areas of ecosystem ecology, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, and urban planning. The database contains full-text for more than 600 journals and 100 books and indexes over 1,500 journals.
GeoRef In Process
This database contains records that are in the process of being indexed prior to their integration in the main GeoRef database. The majority of the records originate from non-English language literature that was not necessarily published recently. GeoRef In Process does NOT contain the most current records and should not be confused with a database of Recent References.
Provides full text access to over 30 core journals from a variety of geoscience publishers.
Scientific and technical journals and conference proceedings in physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computing and control, and information technology.
Research tool that allows users to explore the connected networks of scientific research, and identify global trends and patterns. It uses citations in the Inspec database to analyze and measure research impact in engineering and physics fields. Users can compare institutions, departments, and authors.
[Institution of Engineering and Technology]
Coverage: coverage varies
Collection of core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences digitized in most cases back to the first date of issue. JSTOR also includes selected books, primary sources and other materials for academic work.
NASA Technical Reports Server
Access aerospace-related citations, full-text documents, images and videos. Includes a broad array of resources, such as conference papers, journal articles, photos, graphs, meeting papers, movies, patents, research reports, and technical videos.
National Library of Energy
Find and access information from sources throughout the U.S. Department of Energy. Coverage includes: science and R&D, including materials previously located in Science Accelerator; energy and technology for industry and homeowners; energy market information and analysis; and nuclear security and environmental management.
[U.S. Department of Energy]
ProQuest Aquatic Science Collection
The collection contains aquatic science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA).
ProQuest Earth Science Collection
Provides access to the geoscience literature of the world, containing earth science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from GeoRef.
Coverage: coverage varies
Provides online access (searching and browsing) to journals and ebooks published by Elsevier and its partners. Most disciplines are covered, including science, medicine, economics and the social sciences.
Coverage: 1943 --
Contains research citations on chemistry, physics, materials, environmental science, geology, engineering, mathematics, climatology, oceanography, computer science and related disciplines. Includes bibliographic citations to report literature, conference papers, journal articles, books, multimedia, and data information. Replaces OSTI's Information Bridge and the Energy Citations Database.
Springer eBook Collections
Provides access to more than 45,000 titles in the areas of Behavioral Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Business and Management, Chemistry and Materials Science, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics and Finance, Education, Energy, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Mathematics/Statistics, Medicine, Physics and Astronomy, and Professional and Applied Computing. The collections are searchable down to the chapter level, and are integrated with available Springer online journals.
Coverage: coverage varies
Provides online access to over 480 journals, books, book series (including Lecture Notes in Computer Science and Topics in Current Chemistry), protocols, and reference works published by Springer and its partners. Covers subjects in computer science, engineering, humanities, social sciences, law, business and economics, biomedical and life sciences.
This database, produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants and mutagens and teratogens.
National Library of Medicine's Toxicology Data Network. Includes databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
USGS Publications Warehouse
Bibliographic citations for more than 70,000 publications; Full product and thematic map content for over 40,000 publications; USGS numbered series begun in 1880
[United States Geological Survey]
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