Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 6,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 5,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 10,100 journals and a total of more than 10,600 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 journals.


McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine delivers the latest medical advances and knowledge. Updated daily by world-renowned physicians and expanded continuously, it is designed for direct access to the information necessary for completing evaluations, diagnoses, case management decisions, conducting research, medical education, or self-assessment and board review.

Access Science

Access Science is McGraw-Hill's online encyclopedia of science and technology including dictionary, encyclopedia entries, biographies, research updates, and science news. 


AGRICOLA, compiled by the U.S. National Agricultural Library (NAL), consists of over 2.5 million citations to journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audio-visual materials, and technical reports. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines.

BIOSIS Previews

Index and abstracts to international journal articles in biological and medical research. BIOSIS Previews also covers books and meetings. Includes or has links to full-text.

Birds of North America Online

Birds of North America (BNA) Online provides a living resource of comprehensive life histories and current research for more than seven hundred species of birds breeding in the United States (including Hawaii) and Canada. Published by Cornell Lab of Ornithology and American Ornithologists' Union. Content includes photographs, illustrations, and videos displaying plumages, behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs, and more. In addition BNA Online includes sound recordings and calls of the species from Cornell's Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds. Contents are updated frequently, with contributions from researchers, citizen scientists, and designated reviewers and editors.

Environment Complete

Environment Complete covers applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Environment Complete contains citations for articles from 1,200 domestic and international journals, as well as 100 monographs. The database provides full text for many of the most used journals in the discipline, and for the conference papers of the North American Association of Environmental Education.


The JSTOR archive holds the complete digitized back runs of core scholarly journals, starting with the very first issues, some dating as far back as the 1600s. New titles and disciplines are being added regularly.


Knovel has gathered together, on a single powerful research platform, over 800 essential reference books and databases from the world's leading scientific publishers and professional societies in 18 industrially important subject areas.

LexisNexis Academic

Full text news, business, legal, medical, and reference information. Includes or has links to full text.


PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Developed by the US National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Some full text is available.

SciFinder (web version)

SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases that contain literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more! You can explore one single source for scientific information in journals and patent literature from around the world.

You must first register for a SciFinder account. You are required to use your university email address. Once you submit the requested information, a confirmation email will be sent to you. Follow the directions to complete the confirmation in order to activate you new Scifinder account. If you need further assistance, please consult the Scifinder tutorial under related Help.


Scopus is available on a trial basis for three years through OhioLINK.

"SciVerse Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources. Contains 41 million records, 70% with abstracts. Nearly 18,000 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide 70% of content is pulled from international sources. Provides 100% Medline coverage and includes over 3 million conference papers. Offers sophisticated tools to track, analyze and visualize research"
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SpringerProtocols is the largest subscription-based electronic database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the Life and Biomedical Sciences. Compiling protocols from Humana’s successful book series Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neuromethods, as well as from a vast number of Laboratory Handbooks, such as The Biomethods Handbook, The Proteomics Handbook, and the Springer Laboratory Manuals, SpringerProtocols offers researchers access to nearly thirty years worth of time tested, easily reproducible, step-by-step protocols for immediate use in their lab.

UK PubMed Central (beta)

Developed by the British Library, European Bioinformatics Institute and UK partners in collaboration with founders of PubMed Central and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the US. UK PubMed Central (UKPMC) contains more than 1.7million life science and biomedical research articles and abstracts of over 19 million articles indexed by PubMed, Patents, Agricola. Included are hard to find UK clinical guidelines and PhD theses.

Web of Knowledge (Science)

Web of Knowledge includes the portal to Web of Science, the renowned citation database, and other high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

This resource includes the Social Sciences Citation Index, the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, and the Science Citation Index Expanded.


Scopus is available on a trial basis for three years through OhioLINK.
<p>"SciVerse Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources.</p>
<li>Contains 41 million records, 70% with abstracts</li>
<li>Nearly 18,000 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide</li>
<li>70% of content is pulled from international sources</li>
<li>Includes over 3 million conference papers</li>
<li>Provides 100% Medline coverage</li>
<li>Offers sophisticated tools to track, analyze and visualize research"</li> <i>from Web site</i>