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Description: This database includes monographs, proceedings, journal articles and theses pertaining to agriculture. Also an important resource for plants, animals, and the environment.
Description: AGRIS is the international information system for the agricultural sciences and technology.
Description: Debates on food, agriculture, life sciences.. to respond to new demands of society in information science and technology.
AIACC bibliographic database
Description: The Assessments of Impacts and Adaptations to Climate Change in Multiple Regions and Sectors' bibliography contains close to 1,000 citations to journal articles, reports, working papers, websites, data, and software applications addressing climate impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability.
Description: These databases contain species descriptions, life history information, conservation status, literature references, photos and range maps for many species. Some species have complete accounts; others as yet have only photographs or maps. But all species can be queried for taxonomic, distributional and exact specimen data
Annual Reviews: Biomedical Sciences R
Description: Abstracts and full text of commissioned papers published in 19 annual reviews journals, including: Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure, Cell and Developmental Biology, Ecology and Systematics, Entomology, Genetics, Genomics and Human Genetics, Immunology, Medicine, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Nutrition, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physiology, Phytopathology, Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular, Biology, Psychology, Public Health.
Annual Reviews: Physical Sciences R
Description: Abstracts and full text of commissioned papers published in 9 annual reviews journals, including: Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Energy and the Environment, and Physical Chemistry. The date of full text access varies for each review.
Arabidopsis Information Resource
Description: The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) provides a comprehensive resource for the scientific community working with Arabidopsis thaliana, a widely used model plant.
arXiv E-Print Archive
Description: ArXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, biology, non-linear science and computer science.
BIOME: The Hub for Internet Resources in the Health and Life Sciences
Description: BIOME provides free access to hand-selected and evaluated, quality Internet resources for students, lecturers, researchers and practitioners in the Health and Life Sciences.
Description: BioOne is a global, not-for-profit collaboration bringing together scientific societies, publishers, and libraries to provide access to critical, peer-reviewed research in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.
Description: BRENDA is the main collection of enzyme functional data available to the scientific community. BRENDA is maintained and developed at the institute of Biochemistry at the University of Cologne, Germany.
Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)
Description: CIESIN works at the intersection of the social, natural, and information sciences, and specializes in on-line data and information management, spatial data integration and training, and interdisciplinary research related to human interactions in the environment.
Chemical Abstracts > see SciFinder Scholar R
Chesapeake Bay Data and Spatial Information
Description: The USGS generates data and spatial information used to understand and help
restore the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. USGS Chesapeake Bay data includes research, monitoring, and modeling information related to land cover and use, water quality and quality, and biological resources and their habitats.
Credo Reference R
Description: Access full text authoritative reference resources: encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies and more.
Description: Access hundreds of full-text ebooks hosted on the ebrary platform. Ebooks via Ebrary does not require an external reader, create a personal Ebrary account for note taking/highlighting and to manage resources for research and/or share bookshelf content.
Electronic Journal Service R
Description: Search Ebscohost's gateway to thousands of e-journals by title, subject or keyword to link directly to full text articles. Number of simultaneous logons: Unlimited.
Description: Sponsored by the Department of Energy this site is also a valuable portal to databases in biological, medical, and environmental sciences.
ENZYME Enzyme Nomenclature Database
Description: ENZYME is a repository of information relative to the nomenclature of enzymes. It is primarily based on the recommendations of the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB) and it describes each type of characterized enzyme for which an EC (Enzyme Commission) number has been provided
Esp@cenet Patent Database
Description: This worldwide database enables you to search for information about published patent applications from over 70 different countries and regions.
Evolutionary Biology, Contributions from the Laboratory of
ExPASy Molecular Biology Server
Description: The ExPASy (Expert Protein Analysis System) proteomics server of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB) is dedicated to the analysis of protein sequences and structures as well as 2-D PAGE
FAO Corporate Document Repository
Description: The FAO Corporate Document Repository houses FAO documents and publications, as well as selected non-FAO publications, in electronic format.
Description: A "gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results."
Description: FlyBase is a database of genetic and molecular data for Drosophila. FlyBase includes data on all species from the family Drosophilidae; the primary species represented is Drosophila melanogaster.
FlyBase is produced by a consortium of researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health, U.S.A., and the Medical Research Council, London.
Gale Virtual Reference Library R
Description: Access full text authoritative reference resources: encyclopedias, handbooks, biographies and more.
Genetic Modification Clinical Research Information System (GeMCRIS)
Description: The NIH/FDA Genetic Modification Clinical Research Information System (GeMCRIS) is a comprehensive information resource and analytical tool for scientists, research participants, sponsors, institutional oversight committees, federal officials, and others with an interest in human gene transfer research. GeMCRIS allows public users to access basic reports about human gene transfer trials registered with the NIH and to develop specific queries based on their own information needs.
Description: The Genome database provides views for a variety of genomes, complete chromosomes, sequence maps with contigs, and integrated genetic and physical maps.
Description: Provides an up-to-date, standardised and comprehensively annotated view of the genomic sequence of organisms with completely deciphered genomes.
Description: Bioinformatics provides basic concepts as well as practical methods for integrating this view with the traditional view of post-genomics. The Bioinformatics Center in the Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University was established in April 2001 in order to promote basic and applied research in bioinformatics and to provide bioinformatics infrastructure in the post-genomic era. Its activity is a substantial extension of the previous activity at the Kanehisa Laboratory, which is now part of the Bioinformatics Center. Especially, KEGG attempts at uncovering and utilizing cellular functions of all organisms through reconstruction of protein-protein interaction networks from the genome information. The Center is also responsible for operation of the GenomeNet database service.
Description: Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.
Description: The journals HighWire supports focus on science, technology, and medicine (STM) and are preponderantly among the highest-impact journals in the literature. Find abstracts, full text articles (thousands may be downloaded free) plus links among authors, articles and citations, advanced searching capabilities, high-resolution images and multimedia, and interactivity. HighWire Press is one of the two largest archives of free full-text science on Earth! As of 11/30/01, HWP is assisting in the online publication of 352,893 free full-text articles and 1,100,190 total articles.
IDEAL --> search ScienceDirect R
Description: Full-text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics.
Description: INGENTA supplies access to a comprehensive collections of 8,000 academic and professional publications. While many of the articles in its database are full-text, INGENTA also indicates other sources for full-text.
Institute of Physics Online Journals R
Description: The Institute provides access to electronic editions of its journals.
Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Description: Taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world, ITIS includes documented taxonomic information of flora and fauna from both aquatic and terrestrial habitats.
INTUTE: Life Sciences
INTUTE: Science, Engineering & Technology
Description: INTUTE: Science, Engineering and Technology is a free online service providing you with access to the very best Web resources for education and research, evaluated and selected by a network of subject specialists. It covers the physical sciences, engineering, computing, geography, mathematics and environmental science. The database currently contains 33950 records.
Description: Description: Electronic access to a comprehensive archive of articles from journals in the arts, botany, business, education, ecology, economics, history, humanities, language & literature, mathematics, political science and social sciences.
Literati by Credo Reference R
Description: Literati is a discovery portal to authoritative content(encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, etc) as well as to other online library resources and print collections. These information resources are complied in context of various "Topic Pages" - brief summaries about a particular subject followed by a variety of pertinent resources embedded in the "Page". Tutorials about the research process and in how to identify and evaluate resources are also available.
Macromolecular Structure Database. Title changed to: Protein Databank in Europe
Description: The European project for the collection, management and distribution of data about macromolecular structures, derived in part from the Protein Data Bank (PDB).
Medline >>> Use OVID R
National Council for Science and the Environment / National Library for the Environment
Description: A universal, timely, and easy-to-use single-point entry to environmental information and data for the use of all participants in the environmental enterprise.
National Wetlands Research Center
Description: NWRC Publications The NWRC Publications database is a list of all publications of the United States Geological Survey National Wetlands Research Center in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Nature >> Use OVID to access this journal R
Description: Nature, the leading multidisciplinary scientific weekly, features articles from every major scientific discipline including immunology, physics, chemistry, earth sciences, astrophysics and space sciences. An invaluable resource for keeping up with current research in all fields, Nature's comprehensive News & Views section provides in-depth analysis of topical scientific issues, written clearly and concisely for a non-specialist audience.
Nature Neuroscience (Fulltext access begins Sep 13, 2008) R
Description: Nature Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes papers of the highest quality and significance in all areas of neuroscience. Includes contributions in molecular, cellular, systems and cognitive neuroscience, as well as psychophysics, computational modeling and diseases of the nervous system.
Nature Reviews: Molecular Cell Biology R
Description: Number of simultaneous logons: 1.
Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science R
NOAA & MMS Marine Minerals Bibliography and Geochemical Database
Description: Detailed experimental methods in a standard format for the synthesis of organic compounds.
Patent Web Databases
Description: Offers the full text of all US patents issued since January 1, 1976 and full-page images of each page of every US patent issued since 1790 through the most recent weekly issue date
PDBsum: A Database of the Known 3D Structures of Proteins and Nucleic Acids
Description: Provides additional structural and functional information based on the Protein Data Bank repository.
Plasmodium Genome Resource
Description: PlasmoDB is the official database of the malaria parasite genome project. This resource provides access to finished sequence for Plasmodium falciparum (strain 3D7), generated by the Sanger Institute, TIGR/NMRC, and Stanford, in addition to a wide range of related genomic-scale datasets from other sources.
PLOS - See: Public Library of Science
Proquest Databases R
Proquest Dissertations and Theses R
Description: With more than 2 million entries, PQD&T is the single, central, authoritative resource for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Titles available as native or image PDF formats include free twenty-four page previews. UMI offers over 1.8 million titles for purchase in microform, paper or electronic formats.
Protein Databank in Europe
Description: Macromolecular Structure database group (MSD) has been renamed to the Protein Databank in Europe (PDBe) to highlight our close partnership with the wwPDB.
Description: PubChem provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. User may search for chemical substance, and bioassay records, and chemical structures--structures may be sketched or specified by SMILES, MOL files, or other formats.
Public Library of Science--Biology
Description: Original published reports of ideas, discoveries, and research results in the life sciences and medicine freely available online, without restrictions on use or further distribution, free from private or government control.
Saccharomyces Genome Database
Description: SGDTM is a scientific database of the molecular biology and genetics of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, which is commonly known as baker's or budding yeast.
Science's Next Wave : Career Resources for Scientists R
Description: This weekly online publication from the American Association for the Advancement of Science provides job leads for graduates seeking their first position as well as scientists planning career transitions. It also includes articles on issues facing postdocs and faculty, as well as science policy under discussion in this country and abroad.
Description: Unlimited access to abstracts from the most frequently cited journals in the fields of science, technology and medicine, including browsable tables of contents as well as full text of journals to which the library subscribes. Includes the journals database formerly available from IDEAL. Number of simultaneous logons: Unlimited.
Description: Online version of Chemical Abstracts. Includes journal articles, patents, substance data, chemical reactions, chemical regulatory data, chemical suppliers, and biomedical literature in one source.
NOTE: All users must register for an account to use SciFinder.
SciFinder Registration R
Description: To access SciFinder, all users must register for an account using a valid HU email domain; e.g."howard.edu" or "howard.bison.edu".
Scirus - For Scientific Information Only
Description: "Scirus is the most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. Driven by the latest search engine technology, Scirus searches over 250 million science-specific Web pages, enabling you to quickly: (1) Pinpoint scientific, scholarly, technical and medical data on the Web; (2) Find the latest reports, peer-reviewed articles, patents, pre prints and journals that other search engines miss; (3) Offer unique functionalities designed for scientists and researchers."
Description: An abstracts and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources that offers sophisticated tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Since its inception in 2004, it covers scientific, technical, medical and social science fields. Recently it has included arts and humanities literature as well.
Description: Description: comprehensive online collection of STM books, journals and reference works. Access thousands of journals, eBooks, book series, eReferences and protocols
Stanford Genomic Resources
Description: Links to genome related databases and data sets at Stanford University.
Swiss-Prot : Protein Knowledgebase
Description: Swiss-Prot; a curated protein sequence database which strives to provide a high level of annotation (such as the description of the function of a protein, its domains structure, post-translational modifications, variants, etc.), a minimal level of redundancy and high level of integration with other databases.
Description: The NCBI taxonomy database contains the names of all organisms that are represented in the genetic databases with at least one nucleotide or protein sequence.
Description: A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.
Toxoplasma Genome Resource
Description: ToxoDB contains draft sequence for the genome of T. gondii ME49 clone B7 (a type II strain), as well as additional T. gondii data from various other sources (see Acknowledgements).
Tree of Life
Description: Provides identification keys, figures, phylogenetic trees, and other systematic information for a group of organisms; and provides information about the evolutionary history and characteristics of creatures, from frogs and flowers to dinosaurs and protists. The project presents the evolutionary tree of life as an integrated whole.
U.S. Geological Survey Library
Description: An extensive catalog of scientific materials in the earth sciences. The library contains over 325,000 records for materials that have been added to the library since 1975. All USGS publications produced since 1879 are in this catalog.
Wiley Online Library R
Description: A portal to the full-text content of Wiley's journal database. Covers over 300 journal titles in science, engineering, computer science, business, education, law and psychology. Number of simultaneous logons: Unlimited.