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Subject-Specific Article Databases: A - Z
  • AGRICOLA: (AGRICultural OnLine Access)
    "Database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators." Encompasses agricultural, veterinary, plant, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming, food and human nutrition, and environmental sciences.
  • BioMed Central
    Over 200 open access journals covering all areas of biology and medicine. Select 'Search' link at top right to query all BioMed Central articles.
  • GreenFILE Restricted Resource
    A "collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles" concerning the environmental impact of humans. "Includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as open access, full text for more than 4,700 records."
  • JSTOR Restricted Resource
    A total of more than 900 full-text scholarly journal titles in an online archive beginning with the first issue of each title. The archive includes nine JSTOR Arts and Sciences Collections. In JSTOR, there is usually a time lag in full-text content. Use JSTOR in conjunction with our current online databases and print holdings. (See also Example of a Search in JSTOR )
  • Medline (EBSCO) Restricted Resource
    MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from approximately 5,400 current biomedical journals.
  • PubMed
    PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • Science Direct (Elsevier) Restricted Resource
    Access to full text of over 2,500 scholarly, peer-reviewed journals in the areas of: Biochemistry; Business and Management; Genetics and Molecular Biology; Chemistry; Immunology and Microbiology; Medicine; Psychology; and Social Science. Includes recently-accepted articles in press.
  • SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts Online) Restricted Resource
    Explore the SciFinder Training Materials. Note: For on-campus use by Emmanuel faculty and students only. Requires registration using your Emmanuel email account from an on-campus computer to access.
Additionally, search in Google Scholar .
  • Search for the journal title using the  A-Z Journals by Title list to verify the journals peer-reviewed status.
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  • Credo Reference: Advanced Search Restricted Resource
    Find background information on your topic with the use of our online reference materials. Credo Reference contains over 600 reference titles covering all disciplines.
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
    Presents comparable statistics regarding economic, social and environmental data for the international community. Explore the statistics by selecting the Data tab from the top menu and, then, browse by Topic or Country.
  • U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
    "[C]ollects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment." Use the Geography drop-down menu to browse a variety of tools regarding global energy use.
General Resources
  • PLANTS Database
    U.S. Department of Agriculture's database of plants in the United States and its territories. Searchable by scientific or common name and symbol.
  • Tree of Life Web Project
    "A collaborative effort of biologists and nature enthusiasts from around the world. On more than 10,000 World Wide Web pages, the project provides information about biodiversity, the characteristics of different groups of organisms, and their evolutionary history." Originally hosted at University of Arizona.