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Name Description Guide
Biological Abstracts

Citations from over 4200 journals in biology and the life sciences, 1969-present.

Encyclopedia of Evolution

Encyclopedia covering evolutionary biology, including behavioral ecology and developmental biology.

Encyclopedia of Global Change

Encyclopedia covering types of phenomena that change life on Earth. “General research categories: altered ecosystems, climate change, food and water supply, population, politics and global change, institutions and policies, biographies, and case studies.”

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

Introductory, advanced and special topic (keynote) articles covering topics in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Plant Science, Science and Society, Structural Biology and Virology. Articles are peer-reviewed.
(Use Browse this title or Search this title to access content )


Catalog of U.S.Government Publications. Documents from 1976 onward can be found in this catalog. Links to full text where available. (free website)

Google Scholar

This free, interdisciplinary resource indexes the available text of scholarly journal sites and scholarly website collections on the Internet, and allows citation searching.
Make sure Scholar Preferences are set to include Library Links from Drew to check subscription content availability; some collections, however, are not linked.


Indexes scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. (Through NJ State Libraries )


The premier medical database; supports research in nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences and more.

Proquest Biology Journals

Just under 400 Biology journal titles, with more than 325 available in full text.

Proquest Science Journals

1,145+ journals in science —  965+ full text. 1986-.

Science Online

Science Magazine, online, 1997-present.


The Elsevier Science journal collection covers disciplines besides the sciences; indexes over 2,800 journals; full text available for over 1,000 journals.


SciFinder offers access to all of Chemical Abstracts (from 1907), including patents and CAS Registry numbers, as well as information on reactions and properties. ( Drew users only. Must register for SciFinder Account: )


Science web search engine provided by Elsevier. ( Go into Preferences and Enable the Library Connection links for Drew University Library )

Statistical DataSets

Research tool with over 15 billion economic, legal, governmental, political and education-related data points from both licensed and public domain sources.

Web of Knowledge (ISI Citation Indexes)

3 major citation indexes covering the Sciences, the Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities. Start with a known article and find other articles that have cited it.

Web Sites

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