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Access to all 11 journals of the American Society for Microbiology.
Coverage: varies by journal, oldest dated from 1916
Citations and abstracts of articles from about 6,000 journals, patents, conference proceedings, books, and reports. Coverage: 1982 - current
Nearly 1,600 peer-reviewed journals covering many areas of science, medicine, computers, business and more. Coverage: 1995 - current
Databases
Features free access to CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.
Access to 35 ACS journals plus its weekly news magazine.
Coverage: 1879 - current
Annual Reviews    full text   search help  
Analytic reviews within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences fields.
Coverage: 1996 - current
Bibliographic records and abstracts of scientic and engineering research.
Coverage: 1996 - current
Contains content from journals, pamphlets, reference books, and health and fitness magazines. Coverage: 1980 - current
Merck Index    full text   search help
One-volume encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals.
Coverage: 2013, 15th ed.
Ovid UML Journals@Ovid (UML Subscribed content)    full text  
Access 66 full-text journals in nursing, medicine, and healthcare.
Coverage: varies, most from 1993 to the present
PubMed Central (PMC)    full text   title list  
The NIH free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
Coverage: (varies) mid-1800s to present
Access to the complete Chemical Abstracts Service and Medline databases.
Registration required before using.
Coverage: CAS 1907 - current, Medline 1950 - current
Scopus    (Elsevier)    search help    New Resource
Abstract and citation database providing research publication analysis.
Access hundreds of journals primarily covering areas of the sciences and health.
Coverage: mostly 1997 - current
A collection of toxicology and environmental health databases.
Search for books, journals and non-print materials.
Scientific, technical, and medical content from journals, books, reference works, databases, laboratory manuals and The Cochrane Library.
Coverage: 1997 - current
eBooks
Biology Encyclopedia (Gale Virtual Reference)    full text  
Explains concepts as well as the history of biological science.
Coverage: Publication 2002
Over 70,000 ebooks, many published by leading academic presses, covering 16 key subject areas. Works best on a PC in IE.
Over 5,000 ebooks covering all major subject areas.
Coverage: Publication dates 1990 - current
Over 1,600 engineering reference books covering many scientific topics as well. Coverage: 1996 - current
Research Guide
Best resources chosen by a UML subject specialist librarian.