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CATAPULT - Voyager Catalog (books and videos owned by WVC)

E-brary - Ebrary provides a unique set of online database collections that combine more than 20,000 authoritative books and other documents from over 150 leading academic, trade, and professional publishers. requires student login

NetLibrary - a collection of electronic books on many topics requires student login

Summit Library Project  Lists books in Pacific Northwest university libraries

Wayfinder  Lists books in Washington state libraries [from WorldCat]


Multidisciplinary periodical database with linked full-text requires student login

Multidisciplinary databases with linked full-text requires student login

Access Science
Access: ONLINE. Get full access to 7100+ articles, 115,000 dictionary terms, and hundreds of Research Updates in all areas of science and technology updated daily.

Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences
1997-present (Annual Reviews) Updated annually. Provides full text access to all volumes published by Annual Reviews. Covers topics in biomedical, physical and social sciences.
searchable e-print archive of physics, mathematics, computer science, and quantitative biology articles. (Cornell University)

BioMed Central
free and fee access to limited peer-reviewed biomedical research provided by an independent publisher

BioMedicine & Health in the News
Access: ONLINE. Indexes health & science related articles in the New York Times

Energy Citations Database 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.

Environmental News Network

HighWire Press
Access: ONLINE. Stanford University - search of full text free science articles

scholarly internet resource collections

Access: ONLINE. Free-To-Search database of scientific, technical, medical, and other scholarly content. Search through 20 million citations and 10 million abstracts from over 30,000 

MedBioWorld: Bioscience and Medical Directory
Access: ONLINE/ Directory to all medical journals and medical associations and similar resources in the biological sciences.

Online Earth Sciences Journals
Access: ONLINE. Directory by the University of British Columbia lists journals with full text, selected articles, abstracts and titles.

Planet Ark
This site from Australia, "hosts over 17,000 pages of environmental news and information."  Includes daily and archived news and photographs from Reuters World Environment News.  The articles may be searched by keyword or browsed by topic.

PLoS (Public Library of Science)
free access to limited collection of science and medical literature provided by a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians.

PrimateLit Database
Access: ONLINE. A Bibliographic Database for Primatology "...provides bibliographic access to the scientific literature on nonhuman primates for the research and educational communities. Coverage of the database spans 1940 to present and includes all publication categories (articles, books, abstracts, technical reports, dissertations, book chapters, etc.) and many subject areas. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center and the Primate Information Center at the University of Washington.

Access: ONLINE. Compendium of science citations from the U.S. Department of Energy

SciCentral  Gateway to science news source.

Science Daily  "your place for the latest research news" is a Web portal allowing access via one query to numerous scientific journals and public science databases. Thousands of journals and databases, effectively millions of documents, can be searched in real-time. Depending on the source, full-text documents may be available. In the event full text is not available, an abstract of the article and a link to the source will be retrieved.

Scirus Search Engine to Scientific Information  Access: ONLINE

General Science Index (1982--present)
Access: IN THE LIBRARY. Indexes journals in areas of archaeology, classical studies, area studies, folklore, history, language and literature, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology. No abstracts and no full text. Published by H. W. Wilson.



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