Search biomedical literature citations from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. [1950 - present]
Access to citations from MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, other journals in the field of medicine and life sciences, and links to NCBI's integrated molecular biology databases including nucleotide sequences, protein sequences, 3-D protein structure data, population study data sets, and assemblies of complete genomes in an integrated system.
Indexes leading journals in the humanities, sciences and social sciences. Allows cited reference searching. [1900 - present]
Provides links to footnoted citations as well as sources that have subsequently cited an article. Includes the Arts & Humanities Citation Index (from 1975), Science Citation Index (from 1900), and Social Sciences Citation Index (from 1900).
Web of Science top tips for better searching:
Use Filters (eg, publication date, Language, etc)
Use the Search within results box to add another term to your search for more focused results.
Click on the Times Citedlink to the right of a citation to see all the articles that cited that one.
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Other Scientific Databases and Sources of Scientific Information
Remember those PubMed "Top Tips"? Most are applicable to the databases below, as well as several other databases you may find yourself using.
The list below represents but a sample of the many databases available to find article and other citations.
See the Databases by Subject Guide for more. Ask a librarian for help if you are having trouble with your topic.
Coverage includes traditional areas of biology, such as botany, zoology and microbiology; biomedicine, agriculture, pharmacology, biochemistry, biophysics, bioengineering and biotechnology are also included, as well as instrumentation and methods. Includes citations to articles, books, meeting abstracts, and more.
Indexes journals, books, and conference proceedings are indexed on a wide variety of biological and biomedical topics. An electronic version to the print counterparts, Biological Abstracts and Biological Abstracts/RRM.
Search for biomedical literature citations. Embase is a key resource for conducting systematic reviews and researching evidence-based medicine. [dates vary]
Indexes journals, including many not in Medline, from over 90 countries, and indexes conference abstracts from many conferences. Broad biomedical scope with strong coverage in drug, pharmaceutical, and toxicological research including economic evaluation.
Indexes journals, books, reports, and more on the topics such as environmental and occupational health, food safety and hygiene, infectious diseases, medical microbiology, nutrition, public health, toxicology, and zoonoses. [1912 - present]
Limited free full text is available for some hard-to-find journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, and research articles from smaller, society and non-English publishers. Note: The header says "CABI: CAB Abstracts and Global Health"
CINAHL is the primary database for nursing and allied health including topics such as addiction, aging, alternative/complementary medicine, biomedicine, mental health, psychology, and more. [1937-]
CINAHL Plus with Full Text includes articles, books, audiovisuals, standards of care, and more. Indexing over 5,000 journals from 1937 forward, it features PreCINAHL citations and cited references starting with 1985. Over 730 journals are available full text.
Find citations for journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, and government publications in the agricultural and environmental sciences. [1960 - present].
AES incorporates the formerly titled "Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management" database - which includes Environmental Impact Statements - plus the databases AGRICOLA (1970-current) and TOXLINE (1999-current).
Indexes journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, and book series in the sciences and more.
Contains over 50 million records with more than half the content originating from outside North America. Indexes over 21,000 journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, and book series in the sciences, technology, medicine, arts, and humanities.
Citations on all topics, fast & free. Use Advanced Search by clicking on the ▼ in the search box, then search for title words to reduce your search results. Be aware that Google Scholar lacks what the databases above have: » the ability to use iteration in developing search strategies, » any indexing (ie, a controlled vocabulary), » bulk downloading or saving of records, » a complete description of its contents.
Lists journal articles, books, preprints, and technical reports in many subject areas (though more specialized article databases may cover any given field more completely). Can be used with UC-eLinks to access the full text of many articles.
Citations in psychology, behavior, cognition, and related disciplines; includes citations of journal articles, conference proceedings, books and book chapters, reports and dissertations.
Indexes journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations in psychology and enriched with literature from psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work.
Highlights and reviews the most interesting papers published in the biological sciences and medicine, based on the recommendations of a faculty of selected leading researchers. (Faculty of 1000 Medicine - Faculty of 1000 Biology)
GIDEON, updated almost daily, has information on the epidemiology, treatment, and microbiology of infectious diseases. Includes an Infectious Diseases module and a Microbiology module. (Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network)
The Infectious Diseases module encompasses over 350 infectious diseases, over 230 countries, and over 400 anti-infective drugs and vaccines. Microbiology module includes more than 1,500 microbial taxa (Bacteria, Mycobacteria, Yeasts). Over 21,000 notes outline the status of specific infections within each country. Also featured are over 5,000 images, 31,000 graphs, 350 interactive maps and over 435,000 linked references. GIDEON may be also used on mobile devices.
Covers over 4,500 diseases, procedures, symptoms and other health issues for incidence, prevalence, morbidity, mortality, comorbidity, treated or diagnosed rates, costs, market size for drug development, and more. [1989-]
Data is fully sourced and is broken down by U.S. and international data. Statistical summaries include all prevalence and incidence data found in the IPD for a particular disease or procedure. (IPD)
Access health research journals published in developing countries.
Provides access to some 35 peer-reviewed journals from Brazil, Cuba, India, Indonesia, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe and more in the areas of health (tropical medicine, infectious diseases, epidemiology, emerging new diseases), biodiversity, the environment, conservation and international development.
Find property, reaction, synthesis, and bibliographic information for chemicals. Reaxys is a key resource for locating information on how to synthesis organic, inorganic and organometallic compounds. It is also a good source for critically evaluated data on on physical, chemical, spectral, bioactivity, or toxicological properties of chemical compounds.
A web-based interface for three chemical information databases, Beilstein, Gmelin and the Patent Chemistry Database (PCD). Structure, reaction and citation searching are possible. Reaxys is a key resource for locating information on how to synthesis organic, inorganic and organometallic compounds. It is also a good source for critically evaluated data on on physical, chemical, spectral, bioactivity, or toxicological properties of chemical compounds.