This database includes the renowned AGRICOLA, ESPM, and EIS databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more. For those researchers who need to conduct comprehensive literature reviews, this database includes specialized, editorial-controlled A&I resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical to the discipline.
U.S Department of Agriculture. The AWAHDC covers the history and use of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) including information on animal care and use topics, including the AWA and its regulations. The AWA covers animals bred for commercial sale, used in research, transported commercially, or exhibited to the public.
Index to journal articles, conference papers, books, monographs, theses, technical reports, and non-conventional literature covering all aspects of marine, brackish, and freshwater environments. International in scope. Updated quarterly.
BioOne is a searchable full-text database of more than 150 journals covering a broad range of the biological sciences focusing on biology, botany, entomology, and zoology. Most of the journals are published by member societies of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. Coverage is from 2000 to present.
Worldwide in scope, BIOSIS Previews, indexes the literature of the biological and biomedical sciences. Approximately 5,500 serial publications, as well as books, proceedings and meeting abstracts, technical reports, review papers, and patents, are indexed. Updated weekly
As an official publication of the U.S. Government since 1881, the Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission is one of the oldest fisheries journals in the world. It publishes original research or interpretative articles in various scientific fields that concern marine fisheries and marine mammal science.
ScienceDirect is a full-text collection of journals on science, technology, and medicine published by Elsevier. The University of Maine System Libraries have access to Complete and the Freedom Collection, which together comprise more than 1,800 journals, most with backfiles from 1995 to present.
Springer Nature Experiments is a collection of protocols and methods for life sciences research. It comprises Protocols Exchange (an open access repository); and subscription titles Nature Methods; Nature Protocols; and Springer Protocols, including Methods in Molecular Biology.
Covers current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Provides cited reference searching, with which users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching all disciplines to uncover information relevant to their research.
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Article Linker is a tool that can help you find an article you've discovered in Google Scholar or Web of Science. See a tutorial for Article Linker here: Article Linker Tutorial.
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