This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.
Only those journals to which USC-Columbia subscribes are available full text. Strongest coverage in the sciences, but includes some business, humanities and social science journals.
Web of Science
Indexes thousands of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Also has cited reference searching and ways to refine and analyze your search results. Includes three indexes: Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 to present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1900 to present), Science Citation Index Expanded (1899 to present).
Note: Previously our subscription began social sciences coverage in 1956. Coverage now extends back to 1900 in the social sciences.
Besides the subject citation databases, the Web of Science Core Collection also includes: Book Citation Index (2005 to present), Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990-present), Current Chemical Reactions, and Index Chemicus
BIOSIS Citation Index, 1926 to present
Comprehensive coverage (1926-present) of international life science journal and meeting literature including references found in Biological Abstracts.
Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management
Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 1500 scientific journals and thousands of other sources including conference proceedings, environmental impact statements, reports, books and government publications.
Additional Databases (alphabetical)
Academic Search Complete
Covers all subject areas. Has a mix of magazines and journals, including many that are peer-reviewed.
AGRICOLA - Agricultural Online Access
Citations and abstracts for articles on all aspects of agriculture from 15th century to the present.
Anatomy.tv [3D Human Anatomy and Physiology Online]
Interactive and 3D modules that bring to life key anatomy and physiology concepts.
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Provides full-text access to critical review articles that synthesize the primary contributions in the areas of biomedical, physical, and social sciences.
Biological and Agricultural Index Plus
Broad coverage of science issues, with about 45 percent of the focus on agriculture
Birds of North America
BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.
Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in . . .
Does not include impact factors but you can find acceptance rates, manuscript guidelines, and review process information for journals. Search by topic areas, words in journal name, acceptance rate, type of review process, or publisher. Directories for the fields of:
- Business (Accounting, Economics & Finance, Management, Marketing)
- Computer Science – Business Information Systems
- Education (Educational Curriculum & Methods, Educational Psychology & Administration, Educational Technology & Library Science)
- Psychology & Psychiatry
- Nursing and Health Administration
- Science (Astronomy, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Oceanography, Physics)
Dissertations and Theses
Contains citations,abstracts and possibly full text for over 2 million dissertations and theses. The database accepts over 90 percent of doctoral dissertations in North America.
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) including world history, military history, women’s history, history of education, and more.
Full-text of back issues of more than 100 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Issues are entered on-line after having been published for 2-5 years.