Science Resources

   Subject Databases

Biological Abstracts
This is an excellent database for conducting research in the life sciences, as well as providing resources for those with biomedical research needs.  Produced by BIOSIS, Biological Abstracts contains nearly 8 million citations drawn from over 4,000 foreign and domestic journals and grows by over 5% each year.

BioOne Complete    NEW!
BioOne is an online aggregation of primary research in the fields of organismal biology, ecology, zoology, and environmental science. A valuable resource for students, faculty, and researchers, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today’s most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, and ecological and biodiversity conservation.

CINAHL 1982-
Indexes journals in nursing & allied health fields. Also available is Pre-CINAHL A companion database for CINAHL subscribers. Pre-CINAHL provides current awareness of new journal articles.

A new database produced and provided by EBSCO for people interested in the environment.  Science students wishing to research environmental issues should use this database secondary to Biological Abstracts.  Other students should use Academic Search Premier.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition        NEW!
This resource provides over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry and many more.

Full-image archival database of scholarly journals. The most current issues, 2-5 years, are not included due to publishers' restrictions.

The worlds most comprehensive source of life sciences, medicine and biomedical bibliographic information. It contains nearly 11 million records from more than 7,300 different publications dating from 1965-present. Updated weekly.

Merck Index Online        NEW!
The Merck Index Online offers the same highly authoritative information as the print edition in a convenient and easily searchable full text database. It contains over 11,500 monographs – including historic records not available in the print edition. The Merck Index* Online will be updated regularly with accurate information curated by experts.

Pub Med
A service of the National Library of Medicine, this database indexes articles in medicine and psychology.

This online version of the journal Science, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, covers 1997 through present. Items in the "Reports" section exist in full-color PDF format. Other sections may be in PDF or HTML format, depending on the year.

ScienceDirect 1995-
Scholarly Full Text of over 1,400 journals from the health & life science collection and the social & behavioral sciences collection which cover such areas as nursing, health science, business, criminal justice, education, psychology, social work & more.

Science Reference Center        NEW!
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

SciFinder Scholar (Single User Access Only) 
Please contact your Professor or the Library Reference Desk for more information about access.
SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows students and faculty to access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more!

SMART imagebase        NEW!
The Scientific & Medical ART (SMART) Imagebase is a collection of 20,000+ high quality illustrations and animations depicting anatomy, physiology, surgery, diseases, conditions, trauma, embryology, histology, and other health science topics.

  General Databases

Academic Search Premier- Funded by the New Jersey State Library and the New Jersey Knowledge Initiative
Indexes journals covering the social sciences, humanities, education, computer science, ethnic studies and more. Provides full-text articles from more than 3200 scholarly periodicals.

CQ Researcher (CQ Press)
Offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important social, economic, political, and environmental issues. Each report is divided into specific sections to guide research. The online database covers reports back to 1991. Each weekly issue provides up-to-date information on controversial subjects written by CQ's staff of experienced reporters. Click on "full report" to see all sections; be sure to read the overview and pro/con sections. Includes a citation generator which creates a citation for use in a works cited list.

Credo Reference            
A great place to start your research with access to the world's best citable information, wherever you are. Credo serves as an online reference book collection as well as a wonderful research tool to guide you through the process of topic discovery and research writing.

EBSCOhost Web
Use this link to search 2 or more EBSCO databases simultaneously.

Full-image archival database of scholarly journals. The most current issues, 2-5 years, are not included due to publishers' restrictions.

/uploadedImages/film5.jpg NJVID (New Jersey's Digital Video Repository)         
NJVID is a statewide digital video portal and central storage repository.
NJVID requires the use of Internet Explorer 8 or higher, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
If you have difficulty accessing these videos, please contact the library.

Proquest Central             
ProQuest Central is the largest multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more.

Use this link to search two or more Proquest databases simultaneously.

Sage Premier             
Sage Premier represents one of the largest packages of social science journals available while also including a wide range of content from subject areas including business, humanities, science, technology and medicine. Sage Premier gives comprehensive access to 570+ peer-reviewed journals comprising over 292,000 articles through this online platform.

OmniFile Full-Text Mega     1982-
Abstracts and indexing for over 4,000 periodicals in many subjects. Full-text for over 2,000 periodicals. To search the education section of the database, click on the arrow to the right of the Subject Area box and select "Education.”

Featured Ebooks

Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide

Related Internet Links

A service of the National Library of Medicine which includes an index to all areas of medicine and related fields (Medline), as well as links to medical dictionaries & encyclopedias, lists of hospitals & physicians, more specialized indexes to journals, and other research and consumer health information.

Public Library of Science
The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a public resource.

New Jersey Environmental Digital Library
An online library of environmental literature and multimedia related to New Jersey. The collection includes documents and reports, scientific studies, photographs, videos, maps, and more.


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