Information Literacy Resources
Archives and Special Collections
Broad science coverage, emphasizing life sciences, engineering, earth sciences and pharmacology. Over 1800 full-text journals. Includes coverage in the areas of business, management and accounting; economics, econometrics and finance; social science.
Hundreds of encyclopedias, reference and e-books covering many disciplines.
SciFinder Scholar (users must create free personal account)
A client-server program used to access information in selected Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) databases: CAPlus, CARegistry, CAREACTS, CHEMCATS, and CHEMLISTS. It permits searching in a variety of ways: author name, research topic, substance identifier (CAS Registry Number, chemical name), chemical structure/substructure, or chemical reaction.
Scopus (abstracts only; successor to Scirus)
Scopus is the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature. With over 20,500 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, Scopus offers researchers an accurate, easy and comprehensive tool to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical, social sciences, and arts and humanities fields.
Primarily scientific journals, emphasizing mathematics, physics and engineering. Contains 500 peer-reviewed journals, some not in English.
Portal for ISI Web databases : ISI Web of Science (Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index and Arts and Humanities Citation Index); ISI Current Contents Connect; and others. Indexes over 7,000 journals covering the following subjects: Sciences (including Medicine), Social Sciences (including Law), Arts and Humanities. Unique feature: cited reference searching allows researchers to discover who is citing their own (or someone else's) research and to follow citation links.
Provides access to the three major citation indexes: Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index. These databases bring together indexing for over 8,000 scholarly journals. Researchers can search citation data (from the footnotes of each article), taking a known, relevant paper or work and finding other, more recent papers that cite it.
Scores of reference sources in Business, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics.