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Research Databases: Science & Technology
Off-campus access: the system will prompt you to enter your 14-digit library barcode number located on the back of your college ID/library card. No college ID or library card? Request a college ID or library card barcode number.
- Academic Search Complete
(EBSCO) Multi-disciplinary database; full text of articles from over 5,300 journals, magazines, and newspapers, plus image collections.
- Computer Source
(EBSCO) Full text for nearly 300 publications on computer science, programming, AI, information systems, robotics, and software.
- Gale OneFile: Computer Science
(Gale) Includes more than 600 journals and periodicals, providing information on computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in such areas as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.
- Gale Interactive: Science
(Gale) Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.
- 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."
- Science & Technology Collection
(EBSCO) Over 800 full-text journals; topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computing, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology.
- Science Online
(AAAS) This full-text, weekly multidisciplinary scientific journal publishes original peer-reviewed research and noteworthy science news (1997 to the present).
- SciTech Premium Collection
(ProQuest) Full-text from an international collection of scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.
(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.
- Sustainability Reference Center
(EBSCO) Provides full text for industry-leading journals, magazines, books, trade publications on sustainability initiative management.
- Gale in Context: Environmental Studies
(Gale) An interactive, interdisciplinary database that offers content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues like global warming, food safety, health care, economic development, and more.
- Gale OneFile: Agriculture
(Gale) Access current and authoritative periodical content covering agriculture and its related fields.
- Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies and Policy
(Gale) Investigate environmental issues with diverse perspectives from the scientific community, policymakers, and corporate interests.
- Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture
(Gale)Find millions of articles on the practical and scientific aspects of horticulture studies. For all horticultural enthusiasts.
Reference & Background
- Credo Reference
(Credo) Includes materials from over 650 reference books on a variety of topics in higher education, including art, business, history, languages, literature, science, criminal justice, and political science.
- Gale in Context: Science
(Gale) Articles, experiments, videos, and podcasts on the most significant science topics of today. Contains magazine as well as academic journal and news articles.
- 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
- Gale: Chilton Library
(Gale) Find automotive maintenance and repair manuals as well as practice exams for ASE Technician Tests.
(EBSCO) Citations for articles, reports and more from the USDA National Agricultural Library from 1970 to present. No full text: use Full Text Finder to locate articles.
- Information Science & Technology Abstracts
(EBSCO) Index of journal articles, books, research reports, conference proceedings and patents in the information sciences. No full text: use Full Text Finder to locate articles.
- eBook Collection
(EBSCO) E-books on a full range of topics. Visit EBSCO's instructions on how to read on a mobile device. Create a free account to download to your device.
Download books to your device using Adobe Digital Editions.
- Ebook Central
(ProQuest) Over 100,000 e-book titles covering a full range of academic topics. General reference works are also included. Mobile-friendly site.
Download books to your device using Adobe Digital Editions.
- Academic Video Online: Premium
(Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
- Films on Demand
(Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS.
(Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
- Search the Library Catalog. Request any circulating items not in your local library using the "Place Hold" button. Login with your 14-digit library barcode number and PIN.
- Looking for a specific article? Search the Full Text Finder for newspaper, magazine, or journal titles.
- Search WorldCat to find books and articles from libraries worldwide, then apply at your local library for a TexShare card to borrow them directly or request specific books and articles through interlibrary loan.
Selected databases are funded, in part, through TexShare, a division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, utilizing grant funds provided by the US Institute of Museum and Library Services.