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The following databases (and web sites) represent excellent sources of information - some are subscription databases, others are free to all users.

If the full text of an article you need is NOT provided, print the citation (or citations) and give them to Ms. Ryder for interlibrary loan.

Requesting journal articles (interlibrary loan): Write your name, Dr. McCalla's name, and Jericho High School on each page. Please don't highlight, circle, or write over any parts of the citation as the page may need to be faxed. Make sure your print-out includes:

  1. title of the journal - if abbreviated, please follow link and write title of journal in full
  2. title of article

  3. date of publication

  4. volume number

  5. issue number*

  6. page numbers

  7. author(s) name(s)

  8. DOI*
    *sometimes this is not listed

BE GREEN! Only print the first page

Scopus - the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with smart tools to track, analyze, and visualize research. Our Science Direct subscription is integrated into Scopus. For off campus use by Science Research students only- get a username and password from Dr. McCalla.

Science Direct - one of the largest online collections of published scientific research in the world. Our Science Direct subscription is integrated into Scopus. For off campus use by Science Research students only.

Science - is a journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The library provides a subscription to this journal, but it is only available on campus.

Scientific American - this database contains every page of every issue of the Scientific American from 1993 to the present (for off campus access to this subscription database, a password is needed).

Scirus - with over 350 million scientific items indexed, Scirus allows researchers to search for not only journal content but also scientists' homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents, and institutional repository and website information.

Science Daily - news and articles on a variety of topics including: computer science, nanotechnology, medicine, psychology, biology, climate, space, physics, mathematics, chemistry, archeology, paleontology, and others. It has been active since 1995. The articles re selected from news releases submitted by universities and other research institutions.

HighWire Press - free online full-text science articles

PubMed - a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to 1948. PubMed includes some links to full text articles and other related resources.

Google Scholar links to peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.

PLOS ONE - (eISSN-1932-6203) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication. PLOS ONE welcomes reports on primary research from any scientific discipline. It provides:

  • Open-access—freely accessible online, authors retain copyright
  • Fast publication times
  • Peer review by expert, practicing researchers
  • Post-publication tools to indicate quality and impact
  • Community-based dialogue on articles
  • Worldwide media coverage
  • PLOS ONE is published by PLOS, a nonprofit organization.

Directory of Open Access Journals - free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals

Free Full Text Journals in Chemistry

Free Medical Journals

Free Medical Journals Sorted by Specialty Area

BioMed Central

DMOZ Science

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Online