A full-text archive of over 1,700 of the best scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities, mathematics, life sciences, etc. Full-text is available from the first issue, but usually does not include the most recent 2-5 years. Note: A very small number of journals now include current content.
This premier medical research database includes very high end journal content, with significant full-text availability. Note: This EBSCO version of MEDLINE provides many more full-text articles than PubMed. (EBSCO)
OneSearch is a "discovery service" from EBSCO that allows you to search most of the library's resources in "one search"! Hint: You will get a lot of results, so use the limits on the left side to focus in on what you need. (EBSCO)
Google Scholar finds scholarly articles, books, papers, etc. Note: When off-campus, using the library's link to Google Scholar will provide more full-text resources than the simple link. Look for "Full-Text @ Cal U" to access items.
From the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, AGRICOLA covers journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture back to 1970. (EBSCO)
Covers scholarly, government, and popular sources on all aspects of human impact to the environment, including: global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. (EBSCO)
Provides access to CAS databases from the American Chemical Society. This is the premier database for researching chemistry and the life sciences (including biochemistry, biology, pharmacology, medicine, etc.). You must read the "more..." notes to get started! (click on "more...")
An online interactive resource for learning biology from the University of Arizona. Originally "designed for biology students at the college and high school level," it now covers ALL levels of students: from kindergarten to upper division university.
A free, public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations of cells from a variety of organisms, showcasing cell architecture, intracellular functionalities, and both normal and abnormal processes. Sponsored by the ASCB.
NAP publishes reports from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. You can download FREE PDFs for more than 4,000 books. Browse the topics in the left-hand menu.
Don't be put off when requesting a PDF. When it looks like you need a password, just click on the "Continue as a guest" button. You will also need to provide your email and name. If you do this, you can download whole books, or individual chapters, for FREE!
A "go-to site" for molecular biology research. NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information.
Provides access to authoritative, selected science information from U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results. (Link goes to the Advanced Search. For the Basic search screen, click on their "Home" link in the menu.)