Biology

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
1946 to present; journal literature only 1946 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8859
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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
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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
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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.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Updated regularly.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8757
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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
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Methods in Enzymology

Description

Key reference work for protocols, methods & procedures used for chemical, biochemical, cellular, biomedical, & genetic research on enzymes and related molecules.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1955 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8603
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PLoS (Public Library of Science)

Alternative Titles
Public Library of Science
Description

Provides open-access peer-reviewed scientific and medical journal articles and journals. UM membership in PLoS provides UM authors discounts on author-paid article fees.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8575
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BioOne Abstracts and Indexes

Alternative Titles
BioOne Abstracts and Indexes (CSA)
Bio One Abstracts and Indexes (CSA)
Description

This BioOne bibliographic database is an indexed and fully-searchable collection of abstracts that link to the fulltext articles available from the BioOne organization. BioOne provides a unique aggregation of over 65 high-impact bioscience research journals from more than 50 publishers. Additional publishers and journals will be added over time, and the aggregation will ultimately encompass over 200 bioscience titles. These titles are produced by societies and non-commercial publishers and a majority were previously available only in printed form. BioOne was 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. The organization is committed to a non-profit objective of disseminating important, scholarly information focused on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences by recovering costs while ensuring sustainability. More information can be found at www.bioone.org.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8553
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NCBI

Alternative Titles
Entrez
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Description

Searchable protein and nucleotide databases, "free" from NIH. Includes genetics information from Medline, GenBank, EMBL, DDBJ, PIR, SWISS-PROT, PRF, and PDB.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1992 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8529
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BRENDA: Enzyme Information System

Alternative Titles
Comprehensive Enzyme Information System
BRENDA: the Comprehensive Enzyme Information System
Enzyme Handbook
Description

Main collection of enzyme functional data on the web. Includes nomenclature; organism, kinetics, isolation, stability, and reaction data; literature references; and links to sequence databases. Related to the print Enzyme Handbook (Springer). Free for academic, non-profit users.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8517
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