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General Databases

Google Scholar

Journal papers, conference papers, technical reports, or their drafts, dissertations, pre-prints, post-prints, or abstracts, presentations; “Scholarly;” Automated indexing by Google

Scopus

Largest scientific abstract and citation database; Journals, book series, conference series; Peer-reviewed; Content selected by the independent Scopus Content Selection and Advisory Board

Web of Science

 Includes the most globally significant” journals, books, and proceedings; Peer-reviewed; Content selected by an expert team of publisher-neutral, in-house editors. 1997-present

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

World’s most comprehensive collection of theses and dissertations. Full text of many (mostly the more recent). 1637 - current

ProQuest Ebook Central - MLML

ProQuest Ebook Central - MBARI

A full-text database supported by a specialized abstract and index file. Covers comprehensive scholarly output, managed by an expert editorial team overseeing content selection and indexing supported by a controlled vocabulary. 1946-current

Biological Sciences Databases

Biosis Citation Index

Biology: botany, zoology, and microbiology. Related and interdisciplinary fields such as agriculture, biochemistry, bioengineering, biomedical, biophysics, biotechnology, ecology, medicine, and pharmacology are also covered. Cited reference searching 2006-on. Hosted on the same interface as Web of Science.

ProQuest Biological Science Collection

A full-text database supported by a specialized abstract and index file. Covers comprehensive scholarly output, managed by an expert editorial team overseeing content selection and indexing supported by a controlled vocabulary.

ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts

Aquatic resources - serial publications, books, reports, conference proceedings, translations and limited distribution literature. A part of the ProQuest Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Collection‎. 1971-current

Physical Sciences Databases

ProQuest Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Collection

A full-text database that covers comprehensive scholarly output, managed by an expert editorial team overseeing. 1950-current

ProQuest Georef

Geosciences, geochemistry, geophysics, hydrology, some oceanography - journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses; Covers comprehensive scholarly output, managed by an expert editorial team overseeing content selection and indexing supported by a controlled vocabulary. 1693-current

ProQuest Materials Science & Engineering Collection

A full-text database supported by a specialized abstract and index file. Covers comprehensive scholarly output, managed by an expert editorial team overseeing content selection and indexing supported by a controlled vocabulary.

Engineering Databases

Compendex on Engineering Village

Engineering research from scholarly journals, trade magazines, conference proceedings, book series, articles in press, dissertations, and standards. 1884-current

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

Electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. Scientific and technical content published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners.

ProQuest Materials Science & Engineering Collection

A full-text database supported by a specialized abstract and index file. Covers comprehensive scholarly output, managed by an expert editorial team overseeing content selection and indexing supported by a controlled vocabulary.