Biomedical Engineering


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. 

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.

CSA Illumina (Materials Research Database with METADEX)

The CSA Materials Research Database with METADEX brings together in one place the majority of the leading materials science databases, with specialist content on materials science, metallurgy, ceramics, polymers, and composites used in engineering application.  Over 3,000 primary journals plus trade literature, patents, newspapers, press releases, conference proceedings, books and reports.

Compendix 1969-

Index and abstracts to engineering literature from international journals, conferences, and reports. Includes or has links to full text.

Compendex Archives

Index and abstracts to engineering literature published 1884-1968.

INSPEC 1969-

Index and abstracts to articles, proceedings, books, and reports in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology. Includes or has links to full text.

INSPEC Archives

Inspec Archive 1898-1968 provides electronic access to Science Abstracts Journals 1898-1968. The Inspec Archive covers over 70 years of international scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical and electronic engineering, and computing and control engineering.


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"


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.

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.

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.