Chemistry (Gale Virtual Reference)
Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Provides information on careers in biology and contains color illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary.
Science Full Text Select
Full text science database covering over 360 journals with full text articles, indexing and abstracts, many of them peer-reviewed. Subjects Covered Include: Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication & Information Technology, Computer Databases & Software, Construction, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Engineering & Biomedical Materials, Energy Resources & Research, Environmental Science, Fishery Sciences, Forestry, Genetics, Horticulture, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Nutrition, Paleontology, Physiology, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Wildlife Management, and Zoology.
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 87th edition
This handbook provides current, critically evaluated chemical and physical data. Many of the most heavily used tables receive major updates and expansions, most notably: Physical Properties of Inorganic Compounds; Bond Dissociation Energies; and Chemical Carcinogens was updated in accordance with the recent report from the National Toxicology Program.
Online subscription provided by the BCC Foundation in their generosity to the Science Department.
World Of Earth Science (Gale Virtual Reference)
A comprehensive guide to the concepts, theories, discoveries, pioneers and issues relating to topics in earth science. World of Earth Science's encyclopedic approach offers approximately 650 entries in a convenient A-Z format, cross-reference headings and is written in easy to understand language.
Credo Reference: Science
Full text database of articles from 24 reference books covering the sciences; includes audio files, images, and maps.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Full text database providing 23 subject specific dictionaries, encyclopedias and general reference books as well as the online version of the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. Subjects include contemporary fashion, poets and novelists, film, alternative medicine, popular culture, small business and more. Includes two children’s visual reference books on the U.S. and the world.
Encyclopedia of Animals
Provides thousands of easy-to-read entries about mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, dinosaurs and prehistoric animals. The database consists of indexing, abstracts, and full text records describing the nature and habitat of familiar animals.
Expanded Academic ASAP (1984-Present)
Index to scholarly articles in art and related disciplines (social science journals, humanities journals, science and technology journals, national news periodicals, general interest magazines and The New York Times (indexed only). Offers balanced coverage of every academic concentration — from advertising and microbiology to history and women’s studies.
InfoTrac OneFile (1980-Present)
is a single electronic resource that provides instant access to an unprecedented number of periodicals. Rely on for access to periodical and news content and indexing from a variety of mainstream and specialized sources — from The New York Times to refereed academic journals.
Academic Search Premier (1975-Present)
This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. Academic Search Premier is an enormous collection of the most valuable peer-reviewed full text journals, offering critical information from many sources unique to this database. A search for the term art will give results that include academic journals, magazines, newspapers, books/monographs, and educational reports. A search can also be conducted on images, as well as indexes.
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Multi-disciplinary index to peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and other scholarly literature. Includes the full-text of publications freely available on the web and citations for materials published by commercial publishers. Stronger coverage in the sciences. Results are ranked by Google's determination of relevance.