Databases by Subject



Subject Specific Databases:

Access: Unrestricted
Coverage: 15th century-present
Content: Citation index for National Agriculture Library. Contains limited full-text materials that include animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, aquaculture and fisheries, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.

BioMed Central
Access: Unrestricted
Coverage: 1997-present
Content: Full-text from an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. Over 100 journals are available; titles include BMC Biochemistry, BMC Ecology, Current Psychiatry Reports, Journal of Biology, and Nutrition Journal.

Access: Network restricted
Coverage: 2000-present
Content: More than 80 full-text bioscience journals including BioScience, Journal of the North American Benthological Society, Journal of Ethnobiology, Palaios, and many others.

General Science Full Text
Access: EBSCOhost, network restricted
Coverage: 1984-present
Content: Full-text, abstracts and indexing of articles covering popular science magazines as well as professional journals. Subjects include Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Conservation, Environment, Microbiology, Oceanography, and more.

Access: network restricted
Coverage: varies
Content: GeoRef is is a comprehensive geosciences database containing over 2.8 million bibliographic records to the geoscience literature of the world. Among the subjects covered in GeoRef are: environmental and engineering geology, hydrology, economic geology, geophysics, petrology, paleontology, marine geology and oceanography, and mineralogy.

JoVE - Journal of Visualized Experiments
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: 2006 to current
Content: The Journal of Visualized Experiments is the world's first peer-reviewed scientific video journal. View dynamic presentations of methods, data analyses, and results to learn new experimental techniques and improve reproducibility. Articles are published in the fields of biology, medicine, chemistry, and physical sciences.

Access: network restricted
Coverage: varies by title
Content: Nearly 100 titles in biodiversity, conservation, cell biology, paleontology, and plant science. JSTOR Biological Sciences provides the full text from the journal's start to five years ago.

PubMed (Medline)
Access: Unrestricted
Coverage: varies (most titles include the past five years)
Content: PubMed is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

Science in Context
Access: Gale, Network Restricted.
Coverage: Varies
Content: Includes Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links for contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics

SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts)
Access: FIRST TIME USERS MUST REGISTER HERE FIRST CAS site registration required (Eckerd email address only)
Coverage: 1907-present
Content: The complete print content of Chemical Abstracts available electronically. Search by chemical substance, reaction, keyword, author, document ID, company name, or browse tables of contents. SciFinder also provides literature indexing for agriculture, biology, engineering, life sciences, medicine, and physics. Are you receiving a SSL error while trying to access this database? If so, view the EZ-Proxy SSL Errors page for more information.

Web of Science (Science Citation Index)
Access: network restricted
Coverage: 2002-present
Content: Science Citation Index Expanded is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. It fully indexes 5,900 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines (Biochemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, Zoology, and more).

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