A quick guide to relevant article databases and book searching for students in MARS1010.
Last Updated: Sep 4, 2014
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- Academic Search Complete
General database containing scholarly articles, trade journals, conference proceedings and news.
- Biological Sciences (ProQuest)
Major biology database. Includes the following individual databases:
• Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
• Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management
• Ecology Abstracts
Note: Select the "Searching:12 Databases" link at the top left to exclude or include more individual databases.
Major source of biological and medical research.
- Web of Science (at Web of Knowledge)
Powerful, multidisciplinary database that provides citations to peer-reviewed scientific literature. Limit to Review Articles (under the left-hand Document Type filter) to find summaries/syntheses of sources on a subject.
- Science Direct
General database containing articles from scholarly journals on all the sciences, including the social sciences.
- More Marine Science Databases
Select "Related/Narrower" and "Broader Databases" to view more options.
Interdisciplinary journal access. Current articles (last 3-5 years) not included.