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Biological Sciences Databases
(see also Botany and Agriculture, Environment, Health Sciences - Articles, Health Sciences - Reference Books, Marine Science and Aquaculture, Sciences, Zoology, and General)

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Indexes to Journals and Books:

Academic Search Premier (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available
Provides full text for more than 4,500 publications (including over one hundred going back to 1975 or earlier and more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals), as well as indexing for an additional 3,500 journals. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language, linguistics, arts, literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. Updated daily.

ProQuest Research Library (ProQuest) Remote access available Full text available
Provides access to full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests. Coverage of more than 2,600 periodicals is designed to correspond to the most popular college majors, and over 1,700 are available in full text. Covers 1971 to the present. (See Using ProQuest Databases for searching tips)

Academic OneFile (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available NOVEL Database Full text available
This authoritative and comprehensive database provides peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Updated daily.

Bioethics Research Library (Georgetown University) Remote access available
Provides interdisciplinary coverage of ethical issues related to health care, biomedical research, biotechnology, and the environment. Includes ETHXWeb with citations to literature on bioethics and professional ethics; GenETHX with citations to literature on ethics and public policy issues in genetics; Islamic Medical and Scientific Ethics with citations to literature on Islamic medical and scientific ethics covering attitudes and practices on ethical issues within the Muslim world; International Bioethics Organizations with information on the resources and programs of organizations focusing primarily on ethics in medicine and scientific research; Syllabus Exchange with descriptions of bioethics syllabi for semester-length classes, seminars, and continuing education courses from high school through graduate education; and Thesaurus for Bioethics which lists the keywords used to index the bioethics literature.

LIUCat on the Web: Remote access available
The online public access catalog of Long Island University's six campuses. This can be searched from any computer. No password is needed.

Online Video:

Science Video Online (Alexander Street Press) Remote access available Full text available NEW!
Comprehensive streaming video resource for the study of scientific disciplines. The collection covers environmental studies, natural history, and the physical and biological sciences, including coverage of chemistry, physics, biology, geology, oceanography, ecology, astronomy, and geography.

Online Encyclopedias and Books: General - Human

General: (see also Botany & Agriculture, Environment, Marine Science & Aquaculture, Zoology)

Biology (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Covers all aspects of biological science from active transport to zoology research, as well as history, issues, biology-related careers, and important individuals. Includes illustrations and glossary.

ebrary (ebrary) Remote access available Full text available
Currently offers over 100,000 full-text books, sheet music titles, maps, reports, and other authoritative documents from more than 180 leading academic, trade, and professional publishers. The collections are particularly strong in business, economics, education, computers, technology, science, medicine, history, language, literature, humanities, politics, and social sciences. Publishers include The McGraw-Hill Companies, Random House, Penguin Classics, Taylor & Francis, Yale University Press, John Wiley & Sons, Greenwood, and more (more information).

Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

World of Microbiology and Immunology (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

(see also Health Sciences - Reference Books)

Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

Genetics (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.

NOVEL Database NOVEL (New York Online Virtual Electronic Library) is a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library. It is currently a pilot project funded through a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to the NY State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

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