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ACToR (Aggregated Computational Toxicology Resource)
Chemical toxicity data from the Environmental Protection Agency.

AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library) (National Agricultural Library)
This National Agricultural Library database is an article citation database which covers journal articles, book chapters, short reports and reprints.

BioMed Central (BioMed Central)
Science, technology (including biofuels), and medicine

Credo Reference (Credo Reference)
Credo Reference is a source that reference librarians and others use that compiles essential, factual information from specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries and other reference sources.  Credo Reference is written for the interested researcher, not the specialist. It's a great place to start your research.

Department of Energy Information Bridge (Department of Energy Information Bridge)
The Information Bridge provides an open source to full-text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics.

Department of Energy NETL (National Energy Technology Laboratory)
Fossil energy technology

Department of Energy OpenNet (Department of Energy OpenNet)
Recently declassified Dept. of Energy documents.  Physics, nuclear reactors and weapons, naval nuclear propulsion, national security, and more.

DoE's LLNL Documents On-Line (DoE's LLNL Documents On-Line)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory provides access to over 26,000 full-text documents from 1994 forward

DTIC Online (Defense Technical Information Center)
All areas of defense research (science, technology, engineering, social science, business & budget), DoD directives & instructions

ebrary (electronic books)


Energy Citations Database (Department of Energy)
From the Department of Energy, this database contains bibliographic records for energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from DOE and its predecessor agencies. Coverage is from 1948 to the present and includes citations to report literature, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents.

EnergyFiles (Department of Energy)
Links to over 500 databases and Web sites containing information and resources pertaining to science and technology of interest to the Department of Energy, with an emphasis on the physical sciences. Produced by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information.

EnergyPortal Search (OSTI)
This provides a distributed search capability of energy-related collections. Those collections include: various DOE databases, DTIC's Technical Reports Database, IBM Patents database, NASA CASI Technical Reports, PubSCIENCE as well as a number of subject specific databases.

Environmental Protection Agency National Publications Catalog (Environmental Protection Agency National Publications Catalog)
Search the EPA National Publications Catalog.

High Wire Press (High Wire Press)
Stanford University develops and maintains the Web versions of important journals in biomedicine and other disciplines.

Household Products Database (National Library of Medicine)
This database links over 4,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by the manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients.

Knovel (Knovel)

Engineering; aerospace & radar; adhesives, coatings & sealants; industrial engineering & operations management; oil & gas engineering; metals; energy; transportation.

Knovel (via Navy Knowledge Online) (Knovel (via Navy Knowledge Online))
Click on Reference / Quick Links / Knovel Engineering Resources.  Knovel offers interactive access to the full-text content of over 500 engineering and scientific handbooks and databases, and the ability to manipulate and search across this entire collection. Knovel currently has 16 subject areas: Adhesives, Coatings, Sealants & Inks; Aerospace & Radar Technology; Biochemistry, Biology & Biotechnology; Ceramics & Ceramic Engineering; Chemistry & Chemical Engineering; Construction Materials & Engineering; Electrical & Power Engineering; Environment & Environmental Engineering; Food Science; General Engineering References; Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering; Metals & Metallurgy; Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics & Toiletries; Plastics & Rubbers; Safety, Health & Hygiene; Semiconductors & Electronics

Palgrave Connect (Palgrave MacMillan)
Business, management & economics; criminology; history; international & area studies; political science; psychology.

ProQuest (ProQuest)
Multidisciplinary. Select the databases you want to search and then click on Use selected databases.

PubMed Central (PubMed Central)
Public archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. ( ) is a gateway to government science information. It provides a search of over 36 scientific databases and 200 million pages of science information with just one query, and is a gateway to 1,850+ scientific Websites.

Science Citation Index (Web of Science)

ScienceDirect (Elsevier)
Scholarly articles and book chapters covering a wide variety of subjects.

Scientific American (EBSCO)
 This is a searchable full-text archive of Scientific American from January 1993 to the present.

Scirus (Scirus)
Internet search tool developed specifically for finding scientific information.

SciTech Connect (Department of Energy)
From the Department of Energy, this database, which consolidates the contents of OSTI's Information Bridge and Energy Citations Database, provides access to DOE research and development (R&D) results.

Scitopia (
Search over 3.5 million documents from 21 leading science and technology societies.

SpringerLink (Springer)


TORPEDO Ultra (U.S. Naval Research Laboratory)
Access to the full text of selected journals published by Academic Press, Elsevier Science, Institute of Physics and Naval Research Laboratory Formal and Memorandum Reports, NRL authored journal articles and conference papers, and NRL Press Releases.

United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Databases (United States Government)
Every United States patent ever issued

United States Patent and Trademark Office Search (United States Government)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office locates documents only, not patents.

Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)

Science and social science articles. Includes Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports, and more

Wiley Online Library (Wiley)


WorldCat (OCLC)
Simultaneously search the catalogs of libraries worldwide. Sign up for an account so you can borrow items from other libraries.

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