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Full-text articles from more than 6,000 leading journals and reference sources, including many peer-reviewed journals. Also includes thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and CBC as well as links to hundreds of medical videos from OR-Live.
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Access to thousands of pages of McGraw-Hill content from such renowned resources as Perry's Handbook for Chemical Engineers and Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers. Also includes: powerful search tools, interactive tables and graphs, instructive videos and student study guides, time-saving curriculum guides, and global engineering news.
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Provides full-text access to scholarly journals in chemistry and chemical engineering published or hosted by the American Chemical Society.
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Reviews of the most significant primary research literature to guide you to the principal contributions of the field and help you keep up to date in your area of research.
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Covers a wide variety of applied science specialties—acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering—from leading trade and industrial journals, professional and technical society journals, specialized subject periodicals, buyers' guides, directories, and conference proceedings. Full text of articles from more than 220 periodicals from as far back as 1997. Indexing and abstracting of almost 800 periodicals from as far back as 1984.
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Brief citations of articles from the tables of contents of over 16,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Updated daily.
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The ASM Alloy Center enables you to search in one easy step across ASM property data, performance charts, and processing guidelines for specific metals and alloys. Includes data sheets and diagrams, an alloy finder, materials property data, coatings data, and corrosion data.
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A comprehensive index to life sciences research literature. Covers journals (5,000+), reports, meetings (1,500+), reviews, and books in all areas of biology. Weekly e-mail alerts are available.
BIOSIS Previews is a part of Web of Knowledge
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Book Citation Index allows cited reference searching of over 30,000 editorially selected books published since 2005 in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. You can also search Book Citation Index - Science and Book Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities separately.
Book Citation Index is a part of Web of Science
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Cambridge Structural Database  
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China Academic Journals Full-text - articles from 7,200 journals.
Century Journals Project - expansion of the China Academic Journals Full-text Database.
China Doctor Dissertations Full-text - 1999 - present.
China Master Dissertations Full-text - 2000 - present.
China Proceedings of Conference Full-text - Conference proceedings from academic institutions, industrial organizations, governmental agencies, and international bodies in China since 1999.
China Core Newspapers Full-text - Articles since 2000 of 1,000 publicly issued newspapers in mainland China
China Yearbook Full-text - Covers 1912 to present.
China Reference Works Online - About 2,000 titles of all types of reference works, such as dictionaries, thesauruses, encyclopedias, atlases, timelines, and handbooks.
China Statistical Yearbooks
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Provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world with subject emphasis since 1995 being in the life sciences, environmental sciences, and aquatic sciences.
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An index to the published literature of the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions in a wide range of disciplines, from anthropology to zoology. You can also search Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science or Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities separately.
Conference Proceedings Citation Index is a part of Web of Science
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Searchable database of over $33 billion of funding opportunities for research, collaboration, travel, curriculum development, conferences, fellowships, postdoctoral positions, equipment acquisitions, capital or operating expenses.
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Contains frequently used data in science, including the periodical table of the elements, basic constants and units, and geophysical data. Allows search by chemical structure!
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Current Contents Connect indexes the table-of-contents pages of scholarly journals, books, and conference proceedings. Covers medicine, science, engineering, the arts, social sciences, and humanities. Users can save searches as e-mail alerts.
Data Citation Index is a part of Web of Knowledge
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Deep Blue is the University of Michigan's permanent, safe, and accessible service for representing our rich intellectual environment. The primary goal of Deep Blue is to provide access to the work that makes Michigan a leader in research, teaching, and creativity. By representing our scholars, from faculty through students, as individuals and as members of communities, Deep Blue provides a framework for preserving and finding the best scholarly and artistic work done at the University.
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Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. More than 6,250 journals are included in the directory with nearly 3,000 journals searchable at article level. DOAJ aims to cover all subjects and languages.
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OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of more than 1,800 academic open access repositories. As well as providing a simple repository list, OpenDOAR lets you search for repositories or search repository contents. The current directory lists repositories and allows breakdown and selection by a variety of criteria (e.g., subject area, content type, and country).
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eBook Collection includes about 9,000 eBooks that are recent scholarly, general interest and reference books that have been converted into a digital format. You can preview the book or check it out to read on your computer.
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ebrary Academic Complete is a collection of nearly 45,000 e-books in a broad range of subjects. Titles are available from more than 150 publishers, including Brill, Cambridge, Elsevier, John Wiley & Sons, Johns Hopkins University Press, MIT, Taylor & Francis, Palgrave-MacMillan, and more. The ebrary QuickView Reader works in a browser, so no software installation or download is required. Features include the ability to add titles to a personal bookshelf, highlight text, take notes, and integrate with RefWorks and EndNote.
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The ECS Digital Library provides searchable online access to the various journals published by The Electrochemical Society.
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Engineering handbooks published by CRC press. Includes civil, computer, electrical, industrial, mechanical, and structural engineering as well as chemical, environmental, life sciences, and medical engineering.
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Search for full-text articles related to biology, earth science, physics, and other areas of science and technology. Sources include Biology; Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics; Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy; World of Earth Science; and others.
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Easy-to-use, designed specifically for students and non-specialists, and is the first place to look for answers to science-related questions. Features abstracts from nearly 100 periodicals from as far back as 1995.
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A Google search of scholarly sources, including articles, books, and papers. Also includes links to who cited articles. Use this link and you'll see UM-Dearborn availability for items and full text when available.
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The world's largest database for completely identified inorganic crystal structures. ICSD contains about 156,000 peer-reviewed data entries, including their atomic coordinates, dating back to 1973.
ICSD contains:
• 1,675 crystal structures of the elements
• 30,075 records for binary compounds
• 58,371 records for ternary compounds
• 55,754 records for quarternary and quintenary compounds
About 119,000 entries (75.9% of entries) have been assigned a structure type. There are currently 6,357 structure prototypes.
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Inorganic Crystal Structure Database  
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Comprehensive resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 80 countries. Journal Citation Reports can show you the most frequently cited journals in a field, highest impact journals in a field, and largest journals in a field.
Journal Citation Reports is a part of Web of Knowledge
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JoVE Chemistry includes fundamental and applied research that investigates molecular interactions, properties, and structure. The following core divisions are included: analytical, organic, organometallic, inorganic, bioinorganic, and biochemistry. JoVE Chemistry also includes the design and preparation of materials and small molecules for advanced or unique applications.
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JSTOR  
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Journal articles from core scholarly journals in the liberal arts and sciences. Coverage extends from the first issue of journals included to 3 - 5 years before the present. Our JSTOR collections are:
Arts & Sciences I - Includes core journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences. Also contains titles in ecology, mathematics, and statistics.
Arts & Sciences II - This collection adds more titles to economics, history, and Asian studies. Includes core journals in archaeology, classics, and African, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and Slavic studies.
Arts & Sciences III - Includes journals in languages and literature, as well as essential titles in music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, and art and architecture.
Arts & Sciences IV - Has a strong focus on the professions of business, education, and law, and also includes titles in psychology and public policy and administration.
Arts & Sciences VI - Focus is on anthropology, archaeology, economics, education, linguistics, political science, and area studies.
Arts & Sciences VII - An eclectic range of disciplines in the arts, humanities, and social sciences that complements research in core disciplines such as history, political science, sociology, art and art history, and language and literature. This collection represents the largest cluster of health policy titles in JSTOR.
Ecology & Botany - Includes the Ecological Society of America's premier research journals along with titles broadly focused on ecosystems.
Health & General Sciences - Features important historical scientific journals and top publications in the health sciences. Includes published scientific research dating as far back as 1665.
Also available: All articles in any JSTOR collection published in the United States before 1923 and published anywhere else before 1870. This is about 500,000 articles from 200 journals.
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Access to Karger medical books published from 1997 to 2012 and nearly 100 journals published since 1998.
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Scientific and technical reference books from more than 70 leading technical publishers and professional societies including AIAA, AIChE, ASHRAE, ASME, and SAE. Data can be searched, copied, and sorted into interactive tables, or exported to create graphs and charts.
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Books, DVDs, and other items in our library.
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Includes MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts. MyWorkspace allows you to set up search alerts and table of contents alerts.
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Read reports and books from the National Academy Press online for free. NAP provides the full text of reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council.
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Nature publishes the leading research papers in all scientific disciplines and provides lay readers who have an interest in science the best possible perspective of the scientific world. In addition to Nature, you can browse or search other Nature titles such as: Nature Biotechnology, Nature Chemistry, Nature Geoscience, Nature Materials, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Physics, and Scientific American.
NOVA  
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Watch full episodes of NOVA, PBS' series about science and technology. Included are episodes as far back as 1996 and teacher guides.
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OAIster uses the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) protocol to gather over 30 million records of free, useful, wide-ranging digital resources hosted at over 1,100 institutions. Covers resources of all kinds, including digitized books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, datasets, theses, technical reports, research papers, etc. All records contain a digital object link allowing users access to the object in a single click.
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Search all current ProQuest databases, including ProQuest Research Library for general and academic articles, ABI/INFORM for business and management, ProQuest Newspapers, Ethnic NewsWatch, GenderWatch, and ProQuest Historical Newspapers.
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ProQuest Research Library includes articles from scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers. The broad range of subjects covered includes arts, business, education, general interest, health, humanities, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests. Included are more than 5,060 titles — over 3,600 in full text — from 1971 to the present.
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Reaxys  
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Combined web access to Beilstein, Gmelin, and Patent Chemistry Database. Search by chemical structure or reaction to retrieve physical/chemical properties, spectra, related reactions, description of reactions, as well as references to the literature in which the data appear. It also includes the synthesis planner tool.
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Provides full-text access to scholarly journals in chemistry and chemical engineering published by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Also includes access to The Merck Index.
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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).
Science Citation Index is a part of Web of Science
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More than 2,500 journals in science, medicine, and technology. Includes coverage of engineering, economics, business and management, and selected social science titles.
Also includes more than 2,000 e-Books from Academic Press, Butterworth-Heinemann, Syngress and Digital Press, Elsevier Science, Gulf Professional, Morgan Kaufmann, Newnes, North-Holland, and Pergamon as well as several encyclopedias and reference books.
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Combined access to Chemical Abstracts' CAPlus, CAS Registry, CASREACT, CHEMLIST, and CHEMCATS databases as well as Medline. Search by chemical structure or substructure, reaction, name, formula, etc. or natural language queries.
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Scopus  
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International multi-disciplinary indexing & abstracting database for scientific, medical, technical, and social sciences.
Coverage includes journals, patents, and websites (18,000+ titles) from more than 5,000 publishers. It also searches some of the arts and humanities CSA databases which include:
• ARTBibliographies Modern, back to 1974
• DAAI: Design and Applied Art Index, back to 1973
• Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts, back to 1962
• Sociological Abstracts, back to 1952
• World Wide Political Science Abstracts, back to 1975
• Social Service Abstracts, back to 1979
You can do cited reference searching, citation analysis, get h-factor for authors, journal analyzing, etc.
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Searchable database of the Sigma-Aldrich family of companies' product catalogs: Aldrich Handbook of Fine Chemicals and Laboratory Equipment (Aldrich), Biochemicals and Reagents for Life Science Research (Sigma), Laboratory Chemicals and Analytical Reagents (Fluka), and Chromatography Products (Supelco). Search by chemical name, number, substructure, and more. MSDSs are freely available for most chemicals.
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SBDS includes spectra for 34,000 organic compounds. The types of spectra included are: electron impact Mass spectrum (EI-MS), Fourier transform infrared spectrum (FT-IR), 1H nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrum, 13C NMR spectrum, laser Raman spectrum, and electron spin resonance (ESR) spectrum.
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A collection of tens of thousands of searchable books published by Springer. Full-text is only available for:
• More than 50,000 books published since 2005,
• Nearly 4,500 Chemistry and Materials Science books published between 1893 and 2004, and
• Nearly 17,000 Computer Science books published since 1997.
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Provides online full-text access to many of the Springer electronic journals along with some electronic books and series. Topics covered include biomedicine, life science, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities, and economics. Time-span covered is from 1995 - present, but varies by title.
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SpringerMaterials comprises 400 Landolt-Börnstein volumes, 44,000 chemical safety documents, a subset of the Dortmund Data Bank Software & Separation Technology comprising 300,000 data points, and the Linus Pauling files on inorganic solid phases. SpringerMaterials is expanded and updated quarterly.
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Covers journal articles, monographs, technical reports, theses, and other literature in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens.
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Cross-search multiple databases: BIOSIS Previews®, Current Contents Connect® (tables of contents), Data Citation Index(SM), ISI Web of Science with Conference Proceedings (citation indexes), and Zoological Record. Web of Knowledge also provides links (under "Additional Resources") to Journal Citation Reports, Scientific WebPlus, BiologyBrowser, Index to Organism Names, ResearcherID.com, and Science Watch. When you set up a free personal account, you can use EndNote Web and ResearcherID.com, set up citation and journal alerts, and save searches.
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Combines several citation indexes (Science Expanded, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Conference Proceedings - Science, Conference Proceedings - Social Sciences & Humanities, Book - Science, Book - Social Sciences & Humanities), which permits searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address. Covers 12,000+ journals.
Web of Science is a part of Web of Knowledge
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WebCSD  
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Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is a worldwide repository of more than 500,000 small molecule crystal structures hosted by Cambridge Crystallographic Data Center. Browse structures or search by substructure, similarity, etc.
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Journal articles from Wiley publications in the areas of business, finance and management, education, engineering and sciences, law, and psychology.
e-Books published since 2008 are also available.
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