Biology

Web of Science (All Databases)

Alternative Titles
ISI Web of Knowledge, WoK
Description

Provides cross-search of multiple databases: Web of Science Core Collection (including Science, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Book, and Conference Proceedings Citation Indexes), BIOSIS Previews, Chinese Science Citation Database, Current Contents Connect (tables of contents), Data Citation Index, MEDLINE, and Zoological Record.  Also provides links (at top edge) to Journal Citation Reports, and (under "Additional Resources" at lower left) to Index to Organism Names and Science Watch.

Type
Search Engine
Coverage
1900 - (Varies by database.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9187
Mobile Version
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Science Citation Index (Web of Science)

Alternative Titles
Science Citation Index Expanded
SCI, SCIE, SCI-E
Description

Key index to articles from major journals in all areas of science and technology. Use to find other articles citing a specific article (footnotes in reverse).

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1900 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9155
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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UM-MEDSEARCH

Description
The University of Michigan's access to MEDLINE, and Cochrane databases and various full-image biomedical journals.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by database.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9021
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

TOXNET

Description

Toxicology data, citations and abstracts for the toxicology literature, Toxic Release Information (annual estimated releases of toxic chemicals to the environment), and chemical information (nomenclature, identification, structures).

Type
Article Index
Coverage
mid 1960's to present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9003
Mobile Version
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

BioMed Central Journals

Description

Provides 100+ open-access biomedical electronic journals. Articles are also immediately available on publication thru PubMed Central. UM author charges are prepaid by the UM Library.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by title
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8885
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

MEDLINE (Ovid)

Description

The MEDLINE database is widely recognized as the premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical literature. MEDLINE encompasses information from Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing, as well as other sources of coverage in the areas of allied health, biological and physical sciences, humanities and information science as they relate to medicine and health care, communication disorders, population biology, and reproductive biology.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1950 to present; journal literature only 1950 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8859
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

Description
Provides 3000+ peer-reviewed articles, images, a glossary of terms, news, and some multimedia files on a wide variety of life sciences topics.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Released 2001, continuously updated, from Grove/Macmillan Publishing
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8819
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Current Contents Connect

Alternative Titles
ISI Current Contents Connect
CCC
Description

Indexes the table-of-contents pages of scholarly journals, books and conference proceedings in the fields of medicine, science, engineering, the arts, social sciences, and humanities. Users can save searches as e-mail alerts.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1990 - Tables of contents and records from nearly 7,500 journals and 2,000 books plus links to more than 4,000 evaluated Web sites and 440,000 full-text Web documents. Updated daily.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8791
Mobile Version
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Birds of North America

Alternative Titles
BNA
Description
Online interactive version (with linked citations, digital images, and full video and sound) of the Birds of North America, the definitive US scientific reference on the 700+ breeding birds of North America. First housed at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, BNA was initiated as an 18-volume print reference in the early 1990's under the guidance of the American Ornithologists Union and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Searchable by species, topic, or keyword. Each species account covers the life details, behaviors, migration information, maps of breeding and wintering ranges, all habitat descriptions, and conservation and management guidelines. All information is regularly updated with the latest research findings from the leading researchers for each species. Uses streaming RealPlayer for audio (bird songs and calls) and QuickTime for video.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Updated regularly.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8757
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Biosis Previews

Alternative Titles
Biological Abstracts
Description

Comprehensive index to life sciences research literature. Covers journals (5000+), reports, meetings (1500+), reviews, and books in all areas of biology. Weekly email alerts available.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1955 - present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8691
Mobile Version
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Pages

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