List of HSU Databases
for
Biology

(listed in order of relevance)

Specialized Databases Related General Databases Electronic Journals Electronic Books Web Sites
Title Brief description
Specialized Databases Top
BioOne Complete (Direct) Full Text. Articles from a collection of electronic journals published by scholarly societies in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. Offers dynamic links to cited references.
Applied Science & Technology Source (EBSCO) Full Text. Contains applied science journals and millions of articles from professionals with advanced degrees in science. Covers applied mathematics, chemistry, computer science, information technology, energy, geology, acoustics, optics, robotics and much more.
Science and Technology Collection (EBSCO) Full Text. Contains journal articles covering relevant scientific and technical topics such as aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Direct) Full Text. The online version of Grzimeks Animal Encyclopedia covers more than 4,000 species categorized by Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Insects, Invertebrates, Mammals and Reptiles, including information on evolution, habitat, behavior, range and more.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO) Full Text. The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature covers nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer, and allied health. Includes journals, books, nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, evidence-based care sheets, educational software, and audiovisuals.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) Full Text. Features articles from scholarly and peer-reviewed medical, nursing, and allied health journals covering many medical disciplines. Includes the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Consumer Medication Information (AHFS) database of prescription drug information.
Nursing and Allied Health Source (ProQuest) Full Text. Covers nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine. Includes scholarly journal articles, dissertations, e-book content, evidence-based research, systemic reviews of healthcare treatments, multicultural resources, and training videos.
Health Reference Center Academic (TexShare) Full Text. A multi-source database providing text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals, consumer health magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, newspaper articles, topical overviews, and medical reference books.
MEDLINE via EBSCO (EBSCO) A user-friendly interface to the National Library of Medicine's database providing citations and abstracts to authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.
AGRICOLA via EBSCO (EBSCO) A user-friendly interface to search the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. It includes the same citations for materials as the web version, with some links to full text.
Related General Databases Top
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Full Text. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database covering many areas of academic study including archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, multicultural studies, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) Full Text. Contains periodicals covering general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and more. Coverage dates back to 1975 and includes reference works, primary source documents, photos, maps, and images.
Article First (FirstSearch) Provides an index of journal articles taken from the table of contents of publications in business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, social sciences, science, and technology.
ECO (FirstSearch) Electronic Collection Online provides bibliographic information for articles from selected scholarly journals covering a broad range of subjects, with links to full text for subscribed content.
Electronic Journals Top
HighWire Press (Web) Full Text. Stanford University provides the largest repository in the world of free life science articles from high-impact, peer-reviewed journals published by scholarly science societies, university presses, and noted science publishers.
HSU Electronic Journals (Direct) Full Text. A search interface allowing the user to find full-text journal subscriptions available to the HSU community from any subscribed database. Search by journal title or by subject area.
Directory of Open Access Journals (Web) Full Text. DOAJ is a comprehensive directory of scientific and scholarly journals, many of which provide free access to full text articles. Covers research in the arts, sciences, literature, law, politics, economics, philosophy, and religion among other topics.
Electronic Books Top
E-books on EBSCOhost (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers electronic versions of reference, professional and scholarly books (e-books) in a wide variety of subjects. Read the digitized texts page by page or search for specific content.
Web Sites Top
AGRICOLA on the Web (Web) The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library provides citations of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture from 1970 to the present.
Google Scholar (Web) Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
PubMed (Web) Provides text based searching for citations to biomedical literature, including citations from MEDLINE. Some links to full text in free online journals or publisher websites.
Science Accelerator (Web) Search across important collections of the U.S. Department of Energy's scientific and technical information for full-text documents and bibliographic citations in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, and other topics.
Science.gov (Web) A gateway to authoritative science websites and full text information provided by U.S. government agencies.
updated 20140228