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List of academic databases and search engines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

List of academic databases and search engines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This page contains a representative list of major databases and search engines useful in an academic setting for finding and accessing articles in academic journals, repositories, archives, or other collections of scientific and other articles.

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SITE: List of Academic Databases and Search Engine

URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_academic_databases_and_search_engines

CATEGORY: Online Databases/Search Engines/Reference

PURPOSE: A listing and description of over 100 free and fee based databases for academic and research disciplines from aerospace and agriculture to economics, women’s history, zoology and many others.

FEE/FREE: FREE

SOURCE CHECK: This entry was created and is updated by Wikipedia users. The “history tab” shows that this page has been regularly edited and updated over the last several weeks and months and appears to be actively maintained.

OUR VIEW: This page provides a very quick and handy listing of where you can find substantive searchable research databases on dozens of topics and disciplines. Each listing includes the name of the database, the discipline, a short description, cost, and name and link to a provider. Consider this site if you need to find out the names and availability of searchable databases for dozens of academic or scholarly topics.

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Mapping Scientific Excellence

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This web application visualizes scientific excellence worldwide in 17 subject areas. For each institution (university or research-focused institution), the estimated probabilities of (i) publishing highly cited papers (Best Paper Rate) or (ii) publishing in the most influential journals (Best Journal Rate) are shown.
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Selected Internet Resources in Science and Technology (Science Reference Services, Library of Congress)

Selected Internet Resources in Science and Technology (Science Reference Services; Science, Technology, and Business Division; Library of Congress)
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Sci-Tech Web References

Using the Web to Find Science & Technical Information

Introduction

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Background

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Core Resources

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Books

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How to use the Web

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History

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General references

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Science

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Government

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Technology

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Oldies But Goodies

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Web Resources

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Virtual Libraries

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Subject Guides

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Reference Sites

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Patent Sites

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Standards Sites

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(Science News)

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Lists of Online Journals/Articles

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Organizations

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Keeping Up To Date on Web Searching

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Journals/Newsletters

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E-mail Newsletters

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Site Focus

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Development Focus

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News Focus

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Conferences

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Bibliography

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Science Tracer Bullet - Science Reference Services, Library of Congress

Science Tracer Bullets - Research Finding Aids from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Services.
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