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AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a database produced by the National Agricultural Library (NAL), consisting of two subsets of records containing abstracts and indexed citations to journal articles, books, reports, conference proceedings, and other online content. Coverage includes resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines. AGRICOLA records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.
A full-text database of newspapers, peer-reviewed journals, academic and professional publications, magazines, consumer newsletters, research reports, and association newsletters focused on contemporary, alternative, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals
Online access to the journals published by the ACS. Here is an A-Z list of all journals available in the American Chemical Society database.
American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Journals
ASM journals are the most prominent publications in the field, delivering up-to-date and authoritative coverage of both basic and clinical microbiology. With over 90 years of experience, ASM journals continue to be an authoritative source for the latest in microbiology research.
BMC Series Journals
A part of Springer Natue, the BMC Series is a collection of high-quality, peer-reviewed journals covering all scientific and clinical disciplines, focusing on the needs of the research communities which they serve. BMC has an evolving portfolio of some 300 peer-reviewed journals, sharing discoveries from research communities in science, technology, engineering and medicine. All articles published in our journals are open access and freely available online, immediately upon publication. This is made possible by an article-processing charge (APC) that covers the range of publishing services we provide. The main subject categories include:

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.
Health Reference Center Academic
Provides both full-text materials and references to patient and consumer health information, including: fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health & safety, alcohol and drug abuse, HMOs, prescription drugs, etc.; current year plus previous 4 years.
Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is an online journal publishing visualized (video-based) research studies. Munday Library has access to the following 5 parts: Biology, Behavior, Chemistry, Immunology & Infection, and Neuroscience.
Full-text for the core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and basic sciences from the earliest issues to within a few years of current publication.
KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes
KEGG is a database resource for understanding high-level functions and utilities of the biological system, such as the cell, the organism and the ecosystem, from molecular-level information, especially large-scale molecular datasets generated by genome sequencing and other high-throughput experimental technologies.
Loeb Classical Library
The digital Loeb Classical Library is a virtual library of Greek and Latin literature: epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory books; and the great medical writers and mathematicians.
Compiled and produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), MEDLINE contains life sciences and biomedical bibliographic information. Subjects covered include clinical medicine, basic biomedical sciences, the health care system, dentistry, nursing, and clinical psychology.
PubMed and PubMed Central
PubMed comprises more than 19 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals. Citations may include links to full-text articles from PubMed Central or publisher web sites. Provided by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Our subscription includes access to the following journals:

Science and Technology Collection
Science & Technology Collection contains indexing, abstracts and full text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science.
Science Direct
ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world’s science, technology and medicine full text journals and bibliographic information.
Science in Context
A reference resource, Science in Context features authoritative information ranging from earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography. Delivers integrated content through 150+ comprehensive reference sets from Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute and Macmillan Science Library.
SciTech Premium Collection
The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and Technology Collection databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines and newspapers, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications and more.

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