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Includes Biology and Biomedical subjects
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Search for Biomedical Inventions/Patents

Google Patents Search-Search Beta collection for the full-text. Google scanned patent documents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Find Journal Articles

  • ScienceDirect  
      
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    Science, Technology, Health, Psychology, Management: full-text from 1995 to present - the GREEN box means full-text is available.
    RefWorks tip: use LinkSource to import citations into RefWorks
  • Springer Science+Business Media Journals  
      
    Includes 1,600 full-text journals on Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Sciences, Business and Economics, Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Social Sciences, Medicine, and the Natural Sciences (Physics/Chemistry/Math).
  • PubMed
    21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
  • PubMedCentral
    Peer-reviewed open-access full-text journals
  • SciFinder
    CURRENTLY ONLY AVAILABLE ON-CAMPUS. We are working on the off-campus connectivity issue and apologize for the inconvenience. Online version of Chemical Abstracts. You must register for an account the first time, see next link.
  • SciFinder - Use this to Register to use it
    Before you can search SciFinder, you need to set up a personal account the first time.
  • MedLine
    see also PubMed
  • SCOPUS
    An excellent citation database indexing over 15,000 scholarly journals on all topics. Includes abstracts and article reference lists. Find out who is citing whom. Use LinkSource to determine if electronic full-text is available.
  • Engineering Village (Compendex)  
      
    Engineering Index, abstracts 1970 to present. This is comprehensive listing of engineering information. Take advantage of the links in each record to search for the full-text, or ask a librarian for assistance.
  • Health Reference Center Academic  Icon
    Articles on topic and issues (1980-present)
  • Applied Science and Technology Abstracts+  
      
    covers all science and technology topics. Use LinkSource to determine full-text availability.
  • Biological and Agricultural Index Plus  
      
    Ecology, biology, forestry, and agriculture (1984-present)
  • PLOS (Public Library of Science)
    Peer-reviewed journal in science and medicine, full-text.
  • Open J-Gate
    3,000 full-text journals (1,500 peer-reviewed) on all topics
  • General Science Abstracts  
      
    Covers all types of scientific periodicals. Use LinkSource to determine full-text availability.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library  Icon  Icon

Additional Resources

  • NextBio Public
    NextBio Public is an online library of genomic data curated from sources such as GEO and dbGaP which allows users to mine billions of precomputed data correlations and thousands of public genomic studies. Users can register for a free account with NextBio (with the use of an email address from a valid government, academic, or non-profit institution) in order to access the following features:
  • iHOP (Information Hyperlinked Over Proteins)
    The database, "created by Robert Hoffman, is a free resource which uses the genes and proteins listed in PubMed as hyperlinks between sentences and abstracts." (Intellogist blog)
  • BiosciEdNet - digital sources for biological sciences
    The BEN Collaborative mission is not only to provide seamless access to e-resources but to also serve as a catalyst for strengthening teaching and learning in the biological sciences.
  • Health and Wellness Center  Icon
    Practical health information, includes Alternative Health (1980-present)

Citation Assistance

For more detailed information on citing references, see the Citing Your Sources LibGuide.

 

New at the Library

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Tools of science: Handbook for the apprentice of biomedical research - Russo, Joe
Call Number: R850 .R87 2011
ISBN: 9789814293167
Publication Date: 2011

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Fundamentals of biosciences - Verma, S.P.
Call Number: QH307.2 .V47 2008eb
ISBN: 9788189981075
Publication Date: 2008
Ebrary electronic full-text book. All ebrary books are loaded in the online TechCat catalog.

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Medical devices - World Health Organization
Call Number: R856 .M43 2010eb
ISBN: 9789241564045
Publication Date: 2010
Ebrary full text electronic book. Techcat has over 80,000 electronic books available 24/7.

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