Electronic Resources Accessible from DOI Locations Only

EBSCO Online

  • GreenFILE

Gale Virtual Reference Library

  • American Men and Women of Science
  • Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences
  • Encyclopedia of Geology
  • Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change
  • Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Science
  • Pollution A to Z


  • Biological Sciences Collection
  • General Science Collection
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Web Sites -- Table of Contents

Reference Sources on Science

    Database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators.

  • ATSDR's ToxFAQs: Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets

  • Chemistry Central
    Chemistry Central is a new service publishing peer-reviewed open access research in chemistry, from BioMed Central.

  • Darwin Digital Library of Evolution
    Sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History Library. The site includes sources from 17th century to the present and encompasses the history of evolution as a scientific theory with deep roots and broad cultural consequences. For more on Charles Darwin, see also the Complete Works of Charles Darwin, assembled by the University of Cambridge

  • Earth Trends
    Maintained by the World Resources Institute, Earth Trends focuses on the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world.

  • Encyclopedia of Earth
    A fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each other's work.

  • Fundamental Physical Constants

  • GEOSCAN database
    Earth Sciences Information Centre (ESIC) of Natural Resources Canada, which has also made available the RESORS  (REmote Sensing On-line Retrieval System) database of publications from 1950 to 1995.

  • Hazardous Chemicals Database

  • Kimball's Biology Pages
    By John W. Kimball, a retired biology professor at Tufts University. The pages represent an online biology textbook.

  • The Mathematical Atlas: A Gateway to Mathematics

  • National Academy of Sciences

  • National Science Foundation

  • NCBI Taxonomy Homepage
    National Center for Biotechnology Information

  • NIST chemistry webbook

  • OBIS: Ocean Biogeographic Information System

  • Periodic Table
    Provided by the Los Alamos National Laboratory

  • Physics World

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

  • PubMed Central
    "Free online access to the full text of life science research articles"

  • Quakeline database
    Covers earthquakes, earthquake engineering, natural hazard mitigation, and related topics

  • ScienceCinema
    The source for U.S. Department of Energy multimedia. ScienceCinema contains videos produced by the DOE National Laboratories and other research institutions. It utilizes innovative, state-of-the-art audio indexing and speech recognition technology, allowing you to search for specific words and phrases spoken within video files. You can then easily access the exact point in the video where the words were spoken by the presenter.

  • Scitable
    Created by Nature Education for Biology and Genetics, this site offers students and teachers alike a wealth of information, learning tools, and interactive activities on genetics, cell biology, and ecology, scientific communication and career counseling. Quick tutorials offer short review articles with links to deeper content elsewhere on the site. Full courses are in the Learning Paths section, including topics such as cancer, genetics, and biotechnology. Some functions, such as blogs and discussion forums require registration.

  • Species 2000
    Indexing the world's known species

  • UNEP: Atlas of Our Changing Environment
    This interactive atlas from the United Nations Environment Programme describes natural and human-made changes over the last 30-40 years. The US Geological Survey, NASA, and the University of Maryland collaborated on the design and content, in partnership with Google.

  • Wallace Online
    A searchable collection of the writings of British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913), that emphasizes evolutionary biology and biography. There are scanned images of Wallace's 22 books and book chapters, and more than 900 articles. The website includes all of Wallace's original published works as well as transcripts of the texts.

  • WebElements

  • The Why files
    The mission of The Why Files is to explore the science, math and technology behind the news of the day. The Why Files produces a new story each week, posts a biweekly column by science reporter Tom Siegfried, and offers other materials for educational use. It is based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Directories of Internet Resources on Science