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Natural History & Zoology: Articles & Protocols

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Zoological Record
Covers animal biology, biodiversity, zoology including taxonomy, systematics, ecology, behavior, evolution and conservation.
Coverage: 1864 - present.

Academic Search Complete
A multidisciplinary index to articles, journals and other publications in multi-languages; full-text is available 5300+ journals.

ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
Covers marine, freshwater, and brackishwater environments, aquaculture, conservation, meteorology, oceanography, wildlife.
Coverage:1971 - present

BIOSIS Previews
Citations for articles, conference papers, and books on biological and biomedical topics. Includes literature reviews.
Coverage: 1926 - present

CAB Abstracts & Global Health
Covers environmental / occupational health, medical microbiology, nutrition, public health, toxicology, and zoonoses, biodiversity, biotechnology, pest control, pollution, animal science, nutrition and food technology, crop production, natural resources, forestry, environmental policy, and rural development.
Coverage: 1912 - present.

Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management
Covers agricultural biotechnology, air quality, pollution, bacteriology, ecology, energy, environmental biotechnology and  engineering, environmental impact statements, waste, industrial hygiene, microbiology, risk assessment, safety, toxicology, water resource issues.
Coverage: 1967 - present

Indexes scholarly journals, books, maps, US and Canadian dissertations, conference proceedings, reports, and government documents published worldwide on geology and other subjects within the geoscience.

Oceanic Abstracts
Indexes literature on marine and brackish-water environment, oceans, marine biology, fisheries, aquaculture, non-living resources, meteorology and geology, environmental and legislative topics.
Coverage: 1981 - present.

Use UCB access for UC eLinks to full text articles and citations from MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, others in medicine and life sciences.
Coverage: 1950 - present dates vary.

Indexes journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, and book series in the sciences and more.

Web of Science*
Indexes journals in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences, search footnotes and citations.
Coverage: 1900 - present


excellent resource for finding recent protocols.

Cold Spring Harbor Protocols:
collection of full-text scholarly monographs published by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Current Protocols [Wiley]
Access Current Protocols in Bioinformatics, Control Protocols in Field Analytical Chemistry, and others in the Current Protocols series

Nature Protocols:
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Springer Protocols:
Includes Methods in Molecular Biology and Methods in Molecular Medicine. Content covers biochemistry, biotechnology, genetics, microbiology, molecular and cell biology, neuroscience, oncology, and proteomics.

Statistics and Unique Data

A statistics portal that integrates data from reliable sources on thousands of topics
Categorized into market sectors, Statista provides access to quantitative facts on media, business, politics, and other areas. Sources of information include market research reports, trade publications, scientific journals, and government sources. Data may be downloaded into spreadsheets and presentations. includes industry reports.

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