Research Databases: Science and Technology

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Most Useful:

  • Academic Search Complete
    (EBSCO) Multi-disciplinary database; full text of articles from over 5,300 journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • Anatomy & Physiology Online(LSCS Libraries) (Note: 25 simultaneous user limit)
    (Primal Pictures)
    Includes 19 modules with 3D images and interactive models of the human anatomy.
  • Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL)
    (Cengage/Chilton) Includes "photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks."
  • Computer Source
    (EBSCO) Full text for nearly 300 publications on computer science, programming, AI, information systems, robotics, and software.
  • Films on Demand(LSCS Libraries)
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS.
    NOTE: DisableCompatibility View under Tools menu in Internet Explorerif the films do not play on your IE browser. Compatible browsers include: IE 8.0+, Mozilla Firefox 4.0+, Google Chrome 3+, Apple Safari 4.0+.
  • GreenFILE
    (EBSCO) A unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment is offered. Nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles.
  • National Newspapers Core (LSCS Libraries) - Note: Formerly ProQuest Newspapers
    (ProQuest) Full text of Christian Science Monitor, NY Times, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post.
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS) - free web
    (Public Library of Science) PLoS features "peer-reviewed, open access scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles."
  • Safari Tech Books Online (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL) (NOTE: 5 simultaneous user limit)
    (ProQuest) Safari is the premier electronic reference library for full-text books on computer software/hardware, business, self-help, web design, graphic design, photography, marketing, and related subjects.
  • Science & Technology Collection
    (EBSCO) Over 800 full-text journals; topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computing, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology.
  • Science Online(LSCS Libraries)
    (AAAS)Help
    This full-text, weekly multidisciplinary scientific journal publishes original peer-reviewed research and noteworthy science news (1997 to the present).
  • Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (Online Edition) (LSCS Libraries)
    (ProQuest)Help
    Comprehensive summary of statistics about the United States population, industries and more. Browse broad subject categories or search to locate statistics or use as a guide to more information in print and on the internet. Sources include the United States government, as well as commercial publishers.

Also Try:

  • Agricola
    (EBSCO)Citations for articles, reports and more from the USDA National Agricultural Library from 1970 to present. No full text.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education Online (LSCS Libraries)
    (Chronicle) Leading source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection - formerly NetLibrary
    (EBSCO)Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account and download to your PC, Mac, Nook, Sony, Android, iPhone, or iPad.
  • ERIC - free web
    (U.S. Department of Education) Summaries and/or full-text of education-related reports.
  • ERIC
    (EBSCO) Over 2,200 educational digests, plus citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
  • HighWire Press - free web
    (Stanford University) Includes the largest archive of free full-text science journals with over one million free full-text articles.
    NOTE: If you see a price to view full text, ask a librarian to request that the article be sent free from another library via interlibrary loan.
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    (EBSCO) Index of journal articles, books, research reports, conference proceedings and patents in the information sciences. (No full text).
  • Internet and Personal Computing Abstracts
    (EBSCO) Index of over 400 trade publications, computing magazines and professional journals. (No full text).
  • JoVE Science Education Database (LSC-Kingwood)
    (JoVE, The Journal of Visualized Experiments) Video demonstrations of basic laboratory techniques, illustrated with applications from peer-reviewed research articles. Select from:
  • Professional Development Collection
    (EBSCO) For professional educators: nearly 550 full-text education journals, including 350 peer-reviewed titles, plus over 200 reports.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center
    (EBSCO) Features 470 full-text reference books with original photos and illustrations, including detailed instructions for 90,000 repairs on such equipment as chain saws, motorcycles, marine (boats), personal watercraft/jet ski, mowers, string trimmers & blowers, yard & garden tractors

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