Science (General)

SpringerProtocols

Alternative Titles
Springer Protocols
Description

SpringerProtocols is the largest subscription-based online database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the biomedical and life sciences. Compiling protocols from the book series Methods in Molecular Biology and other sources, SpringerProtocols offers researchers access to nearly thirty years of tested, trusted, step-by-step protocols for immediate use in the lab. With an emphasis on comprehensiveness and clarity, each protocol is organized in an easily reproducible recipe style. Protocols are written by experts in the field and are reviewed by editors distinguished in their specific subject areas, as well as by an editorial board. SpringerProtocols is an invaluable resource for the modern research laboratory.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30464
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Smithsonian Collections Online

Alternative Titles
Air & Space Magazine
Smithsonian Magazine
Air & Space and Smithsonian Magazine Archive
Description

The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum and research complex--home to 19 museums, 9 research centers and over 137 million collection objects for the study of art, history, culture, and science. The Smithsonian's collections and fields of study focus on the American Experience, World Cultures, a Biodiverse Planet, and Exploring the Mysteries of the Universe.

Combining the full archive of Smithsonian Magazine and Air & Space Magazine, this resource brings these study themes into the pathway of students and faculty worldwide. It presents a unique and comprehensive insight into history, science, nature, the arts, innovation, technology, and world culture. Available in a fully searchable digital archive, these publications bring depth and expert coverage of high-demand topics in support of the Smithsonian Institution's mission of increase and diffusion of knowledge.

Additional years will be added annually.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Smithsonian Magazine: 1970-2010 Air & Space Magazine: 1986-2010
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30025
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Middle Eastern Manuscripts Online 1: Pioneer Orientalists

Alternative Titles
MEMO 1
Description

This collection consists of the Arabic manuscripts of Joseph Justus Scaliger (d. 1609), Franciscus Raphelengius (d. 1597) and Jacobus Golius (d. 1667) from the Leiden University Library, one of Europe’s top repositories of Oriental manuscripts. These three collections are Leiden’s oldest core collections of Arabic manuscripts. The Golius collection is particularly famous for its manuscripts on Islamic science.

In total 303 volumes were scanned in full color, resulting in 503 texts with metadata which are now available online in this collection.

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/29414
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ProQuest Science Collection

Description

Searches 12 ProQuest databases in the natural sciences:

AGRICOLA

This bibliographic database, produced by the National Agricultural Library, consists of worldwide literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture and related fields. Since 1985, the CAB Thesaurus has been used to select controlled vocabulary terms for subject indexing. Library of Congress Subject Headings are used as controlled vocabulary for cataloging records.

Aqualine

This database has comprehensive focus on trade, technical and scientific literature concerning all aspects of water resources. Major subjects of coverage include water resources and supplies management, water legislation, water quality, potable water distribution, wastewater collection, water treatment technologies, wastewater and sewage treatment and ecological and environmental effects of water pollution.

BioOne Abstracts & Indexes

This database is an indexed and fully-searchable collection of abstracts developed by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), the University of Kansas, the Greater Western Library Alliance and Allen Press. It provides a unique aggregation of nearly 100 high-impact bioscience research journals from around 70 publishers.

Environmental Engineering Abstracts

This database is a comprehensive index to world literature on all technological and engineering aspects of air, water and soil quality, environmental safety, sustainability and energy production.

Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management

This multidisciplinary database provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 10,000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications. ProQuest Deep Indexing: Environmental Science supplements the database with access to over a million indexed charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs, and tables from the scholarly research and technical literature for selected records.

GeoRef

The GeoRef database, established by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) in 1966, provides access to the most comprehensive geoscience literature of the world. GeoRef contains millions of references to geoscience maps, serial, and non-serial literature. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Master's theses and doctoral dissertations from US and Canadian universities are also covered. Coverage for North American resources starts in 1669, whereas worldwide coverage starts in 1933.

Industrial and Applied Microbiology Abstracts (Microbiology A)

Significant findings and practical applications in agricultural, food and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries are assembled in this database.

Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts

This database includes records drawn from the world's literature on meteorology, climatology, atmospheric chemistry and physics, astrophysics, hydrology, glaciology, physical oceanography and environmental sciences. MGA is produced by the American Meteorological Society. ProQuest Deep Indexing: Atmospheric Sciences supplements the database with access to indexed charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs, and tables from the scholarly research and technical literature for selected records.

NTIS Database (National Technical Information Service)

Containing millions of bibliographic records, this database is the preeminent resource for accessing the latest research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. The database represents billions of dollars in research. Contents include research reports, computer products, software, video cassettes, audio cassettes and more. The complete electronic file dates back to 1964.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I

This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.

ProQuest Research Library

ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to more than 4,000 periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines.

Zoological Record Plus

This database is produced by Thomson Scientific and formerly by BIOSIS and the Zoological Society of London. It provides extensive coverage of the world's zoological and animal science literature, covering all research from biochemistry to veterinary medicine.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11651
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Shapiro Science Library

Shapiro Library
919 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1185
(734) 764-7490 (p)

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Welcome

The Shapiro Science Library provides services and resources to support research, teaching, and scientific inquiry in the fields of Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geological Sciences, Mathematics, Natural Resources and Environment, Physics and Statistics.

We are located on the 3rd and 4th floors of the Shapiro Library Building, which also houses the Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Askwith Media Library and Michigan Publishing. Please see our virtual tour for more information about our facilities and services.

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Last modified: 04/02/2014

COS Pivot

Alternative Titles
COS Funding Opportunities, COS Scholar Universe, COS Expertise
Community of Science (COS)
Description

COS Pivot is a directory of researchers and research funding opportunities that combines two comprehensive, editorially maintained databases:  the COS Funding Opportunities database of over 400,000 funding opportunities worth an estimated $33 billion, and the COS Scholar Universe database of 3 million profiles of scholars worldwide.  Its proprietary algorithm compiles pre-populated researcher profiles unique to an organization (such as University of Michigan) and matches them to revelant current funding opportunities.  This allows U-M users to search for a funding opportunity and instantly view matching faculty from inside or outside U-M.  Conversely, a search for a given scholar will link to matching funding opportunities.

Note:  Access to personalized features requires personal registration and login.  COS Pivot replaces the former COS Expertise service.

Type
Database
Directory
Coverage
Continuously updated information on researchers and grant and other funding opportunities.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11537
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PMC

Alternative Titles
PubMed Central
Description

PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). In keeping with NLM’s legislative mandate to collect and preserve the biomedical literature, PMC serves as a digital counterpart to NLM’s extensive print journal collection. Launched in February 2000, PMC was developed and is managed by NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

Type
Database
Coverage
PMC has material dating back to mid- to late-1800s or early 1900s for some journals.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11475
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PubMed [without MGet It]

Alternative Titles
MEDLINE
Description

PubMed indexes over 4,000 biomedical, nursing, dentistry and related journals, with over 21 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE and related databases. PubMed is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and provides links between article citations and relevant data in other NCBI ENTREZ databases, including Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Complete Genomes, Taxonomy, and others.

Type
Database
Coverage
Journal Literature: 1950 to present Selected Online Books
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11473
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Material ConneXion Database

Description

Material ConneXion offers access to an eclectic and constantly growing collection of over 7,000 innovative materials and processes. The database is searchable by over 100 specific criteria within the categories of Processing, Sustainability, Usage, and Physical Properties. Manufacturer information and access is provided. A subset of the items in the database is displayed in the Art, Architecture and Engineering Library's Materials Collection.

Type
Database
Coverage
We are a resource for all disciplines of design development, including: Architecture, Interior Design, Packaging Design, Retail Design, Industrial Design, Fashion, Apparel & Footwear, Exhibition Design, Textile Design, Landscape Architecture, and Transportation Design.####Our libraries include the largest selection of sustainable materials and the only Cradle to Cradle materials library in the world: Polymers, Ceramics, Glass, Metals, Cement-based materials, Natural Materials, Carbon-based materials, and Processes.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10691
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Springer Complete English/International eBook Collection

Alternative Titles
Springer eBooks, Springer e-Books, Springer Electronic Books
SpringerLink, Springer LINK
Springer MyCopy print on demand service, Springer My Copy
Description

Provides online full-text access to over 45,000 books in all subject areas published by Springer, one of the world's largest academic publishers. Includes all books published by Springer in English, French, Italian, and Spanish from 2005 to the present, plus most books published from 1996-2004 and selected books published before 1996, under the following imprints: Apress, Birkhauser, Copernicus Books, Humana Press, Physica-Verlag, Plenum US, Springer, Springer-Verlag, Steinkopff, and TELOS. Includes books from 38 different book series as well as books published independent of any series.

Books can be viewed and printed chapter by chapter in PDF at no charge. In addition, personal copies of some titles can be purchased for $24.95 each through a service offered by Springer called MyCopy. The MyCopy offer is currently valid for over 20,000 Springer eBooks. Books are new soft cover editions with a color cover and black and white book content.  To be eligible for the MyCopy service, books must be:

  • Fewer than 1,200 pages
  • Single titles (not part of a multi-volume set)
  • Published 2005 or later
  • English language

 

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E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10393
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