Biology

Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)

Alternative Titles
EOL
Description
The Encyclopedia of Life is a collaborative effort among several internationally known natural history institutions, with the goal of providing detailed information about all 1.8 million species of organisms on Earth via a single, free web portal. Content is synthesized from published literature and verified by volunteer scientists. Most of the content is text, although multimedia and interactive content is available for some entries.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10679
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Web of Science

Alternative Titles
Web of Science Core Collection, WoSCC, WSCC
ISI Web of Science, ISI Citation Indexes, WebOfScience, WoS, Web of Sci.
SCI, SCI-EXPANDED, SSCI, AHCI, A&HCI, CPCI, CPCI-S, CPCI-SSH, BCI, BKCI, BKCI-S, BKCI-SSH
Science Expanded, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Conference Proceedings, and Book Citation Index
Description

Covering 12,000+ scholarly journals, plus selected books and published conference proceedings in all academic disciplines, the Web of Science Core Collection combines seven citation indexes which permit searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (CPCI-SSH)
  • Book Citation Index - Science (BKCI-S)
  • Book Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (BKCI-SSH)
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1900 - (varies by index: 1900 - for Science and Social Sciences; 1975 - for Arts & Humanities, 1990 - for Conference Proceedings, 2005 - for Books)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10165
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Current Protocols

Description
Provides laboratory methods in bioinformatics, cell biology, molecular biology, cytometry, food analytical chemistry, human genetics, immunology, magnetic resonance imaging, microbiology, neuroscience, nucleic acid chemistry, pharmacology, protein science, stem cell biology and toxicology.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
quarterly updates
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10077
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PubMed @ U-M (with MGet It links)

Alternative Titles
Pub Med, 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.

This version has links to full text available to U-M affiliates.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1950 to present; journal literature only 1950 to present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9817
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International Plant Names Index - IPNI

Alternative Titles
IPNI
Index Kiwensis
Description
Database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of all seed plants. Product of the Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew), the Harvard University Herbaria, and the Australian National Herbarium. Formerly known as Index Kiwensis.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9337
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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