>> ALSO : Search other categories in the left column, especially "Multidisciplinary," as they may list materials pertaining or related to your subject.
ABI/Inform Global R
Description: Covers business, finance, and economics journals; company profiles; Wall Street Journal. In-depth coverage of business conditions, trends, corporate strategies and tactics, management techniques, product information and related topics. Number of simultaneous logons: Unlimited.
ACM Digital Library R
Description: Citations and full-text of Association for Computing Machinery articles publications. HUL subscribes to the "Digital Library Core Package," which consists of the full text of all ACM journals and magazines, both in print and online, including an archive of from the 1950's forward (where available).
This package does not include ACM's conference proceedings, and SIG reports. See the list of titles HUL receives and changes in publications http://www.acm.org/membership/library/dlcore.htm
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.
American Mathematical Society Journals (Note limitation at end of description below) R
Description: AMS Journal Database: Search the American Mathematical Society database by author, classification, or words, for full-text articles in a single journal or up to eight journals published by the Society combined.
HUL provides fulltext access only to the following titles--all listed in Sterling with e-links to the particular journal:
•Conformal Geometry and Dynamics
•Journal of the AMS
•Mathematics of Computation
•Transactions of the Moscow Mathematical Society
•Proceedings of the AMS
American Society of Civil Engineers. Journals >>> See: Civil Engineering Database (ASCE) R
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.
ASCE Research Library - Replaces: Civil Engineering Database (ASCE) R
Description: The ASCE Research Library is a comprehensive online tool for locating l articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering. Howard University Library subscribes to the digital journal collection (1995 – Present). Check Sterling for journals published before 1995 and for all proceedings.
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Encyclopedia of Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service
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.
Description: Chemical Structures, 2D structures & 3D models, Physical Properties
MP, BP, CAS RN, & more, links to other websites with information about your compound. Plugins required for structure searches.
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.
Civil Engineering Database (ASCE) - Now: ASCE Research Library R
Computing Research Repository (CoRR)
Description: E-prints in computer science from ACM, LANL and NCSTRL. Fully searchable and browsable
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.
Energy Citations Database
Description: Energy Citations contains bibliographic records for energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research & Development Administration (ERDA) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The Database provides access to DOE publicly available citations from 1948 through the present, with continued growth through regular updates.
Description: Sponsored by the Department of Energy this site is also a valuable portal to databases in biological, medical, and environmental sciences.
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.
Description: A "gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results."
Gale Virtual Reference Library R
Description: Access full text authoritative reference resources: encyclopedias, handbooks, biographies and more.
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.
Description: A knowledge portal specially designed for civil engineering professionals and students. It has two goals in mind: 1) collect and catalog valuable civil engineering relevant Internet resources so that people can find information fast; 2) explore how to take advantage of Internet technology to serve the civil engineering community.
IDEAL --> search ScienceDirect R
IEEE Xplore R
Description: IEEEXPLORE provides citations and abstracts to standards, IEEE transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988. HUL users may access the full text of selected journals, magazines and transactions published since 1998 (see list of titles at
--> http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/ieeejrns.jsp?hr=1 ),
and the full text of 135 major IEEE conference proceedings published since 1998 (see list of titles at
--> http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/popcnfs.jsp?hr=1 )
(Note: Check Sterling to see if print versions of the journals and proceedings not listed above are available
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.
International Pharmaceutical Abstracts R
Description: Provides information from over 750 pharmaceutical, medical, and health-related journals published worldwide.
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.
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.
Material Property Search (Matweb.com)
Description: Property information on thermoplastic and thermoset polymers such as ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, polyethylene and polypropylene; metals such as aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, steel, superalloys, titanium and zinc alloys; ceramics; plus semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials.
Description: Contains signed reviews and bibliographic data from the first issue of Mathematical Reviews in January 1940 to the present. Journals, conference proceedings, and books of mathematics research are covered. Items listed in the annual indexes of Mathematical Reviews but not given an individual review are also included. Number of simultaneous logons: Unlimited.
MatWeb, Your Source for Materials Information
Description: A searchable database of material data sheets, including property information on thermoplastic and thermoset polymers such as ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, polyethylene and polypropylene; metals such as aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, steel, superalloys, titanium and zinc alloys; ceramics; plus semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials.
Metalloprotein Database and Browser
Description: TSRI's Metalloprotein site Database and Browser (MDB) contains quantitative information on all the metal-containing sites available from structures in the PDB distribution. This database contains geometrical and molecular information that allows the classification and search of particular combinations of site characteristics, and answer questions such as: "How many mononuclear zinc-containing sites are five coordinate with X-ray resolution better than 1.8 Angstroms?", and then be able to visualize and manipulate the matching sites. The database also includes enough information to answer questions involving type and number of ligands (e.g. "at least 2 His"), and include distance cutoff criteria (e.g. "a metal-ligand distance no more than 3.0 Angstroms and no less than 2.2 Angstroms").
NASA Astrophysics Data System
Description: The Astrophysics Data System is a NASA-funded project whose main resource is an Abstract Service, which includes four sets of abstracts: 1) astronomy and astrophysics/planetary sciences/solar physics; 2) instrumentation; 3) physics and geophysics; and 4) Los Alamos preprint server. Each dataset can be searched by author, object name (astronomy only), title, or abstract text words. In addition, the Abstract Service is extended to include links to the full text of articles appearing in most of the major astronomical journals.
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 Reviews: Molecular Cell Biology R
Description: Number of simultaneous logons: 1.
NIST Atomic Spectra Databases
Description: critically evaluated NIST data for radiative transitions and energy levels in atoms and atomic ions.
NIST Chemistry WebBook
NIST Thermophysical Properties of Fluid Systems
Open Access Journals
Description: covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages.
Organic Compounds Database
Description: This database of 2483 compounds was compiled by Harold M. Bell at Virginia Tech
Paleomagnetic Database, IAGA Global
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
Description: Online encyclopedia and search engine dedicated to computer technology.
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.
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.
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
TRIS Online (Transportation)
Description: TRIS is a bibliographic database funded by sponsors of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), primarily the state departments of transportation and selected federal transportation agencies.
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.