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Name Brief Description Format
SCIENCE.GOV is a gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results.
This resource is freely available on the Internet.
Scirus Scirus is a comprehensive science-specific Internet search engine, searching over 450 million science-specific Web pages, Coverage includes scientific, scholarly, technical and medical data such as, Biomed Central, NASA and Science Direct.
This resource is freely available on the Internet.
1996 to the present
Broad based coverage of scientific, technical, medical and social sciences literature drawn from over 14,000 peer-reviewed journals. Subject areas include Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Life and Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Psychology, Economics, General Science, Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Online
1830 to present
Contains information on sports medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, training techniques, coaching, physical education, physical fitness etc. Online
TOXNET Toxicology Data Network.
This resource is freely available on the Internet.
TRIP A Website designed to identify the best evidence for answering clinical questions. The Website draws on many free information resources and makes this content searchable via a single mechanism.
This resource is freely available on the Internet.
Individuals can register to get enhanced functionality (such as email updates).
For help with this resource
: see staff at the Science Reference Enquiry desk.
Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry Covers the science and technology in all areas of industrial chemistry including organic and inorganic chemicals, pharmaceuticals, polymers and plastics, metals and alloys, food chemistry etc. Online
ULRICHS Provides quick access to information such as publisher price on regular and irregular periodical titles world-wide. Online
Web of Science (formerly Web of Knowledge) Multidisciplinary research platform from Thomson Reuters which allows simultaneous cross-searching of a range of databases and citation indexes. Provides access to the Web of Science Core Collection (comprising the Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Book Citation Index); BIOSIS Citation Index; Current Contents Connect; Data Citation Index; Derwent Innovations Index; Journal of Citation Reports and Zoological Record.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities, Rare Books & Music, Science or Social Sciences Reference Enquiry desks.
Web of Science Core Collection (formerly Web of Science) Collection of databases providing multidisciplinary literature coverage – including cited references – in the sciences, social sciences and arts & humanities. Provides access to the Science Citation Index Expanded (1900-present); Social Sciences Citation Index (1956-present) and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present). Also provides access to the Book Citation Index Science (2005-present); Book Citation Index Social Sciences & Humanities; Current Chemical Reactions (1993-present); Index Chemicus (1993-present) and information from the Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (2006-present) and Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities (2006-present).
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities, Rare Books & Music, Science or Social Sciences Reference Enquiry desks.
Online A global science gateway that enables federated searching of national and international scientific databases. Maintainted by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information (part of the US DoE) and a number of other national organisations, including the British Library. Online
Zoological Record
1864 to present
Comprehensive index to the worldwide zoological and animal science literature. Records cover all aspects of zoology with specific emphasis on systematic and taxonomic information. Sources indexed include journals, books, meeting reports and conference proceedings. 1864-present.. Online