Databases for Biology

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Replaces Web of Science. An abstract and citation database focused on social, physical, life, and health sciences, with over 94 million records.
Full text journal articles on agriculture, ecology, renewable energy, natural resources, marine and freshwater science, environmental technology, law, and policy, and more.

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The ACSESS Digital Library is a complete collection of all content published by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America.
Includes citations for recources relating to all aspecs of agriculture, materials acquired by the National Agriculture Library (NAL) and cooperating institutions.
Provides full text access to over 1,100 scholarly journals, trade journals, and reports representing all major environmental science topics.
Provides access to nearly 400 journals, with more than 325 available in full text.
Provides full text access to more than 250 reference sources, primarily encyclopedias.
Scholarly and general interest journals, as well as government documents and reports covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.
Core scholarly journals (especially back issues), ebooks, and images from a range of disciplines, with full-text searching and DRM-free downloads.
Citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care systems, and preclinical sciences.
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This resource is freely available from the Internet. The Linkout feature, which is marked with an icon, provides access to the full-text of journals subscribed to by Appalachian State University Libraries.
Full text access to more than 1,200 journals from the Elsevier Science journal collection, and indexing for 1,300 more.
Covers all areas of chemistry, including organic, inorganic, biochemistry, applied chemistry, and chemical engineering, including abstracts from more than 10,000 journals and the CAS Registry.
Access Note: 
You must register. Create an account with your address. Limited to 8 simultaneous users.
Provides full text access to more than 1,500 peer reviewed journals in a wide variety of academic discplines.