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NOAA-Wide and Open Access Databases and E-Journals

  • AGRICOLA*
    (Abstracts available to anyone)
    Bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators.
  • Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)*
    (Available NOAA-wide)
    International database of aquatic science abstracts covering science, technology and management of marine, brackish, and freshwater environment and organisms from 1971 to present.

  • BiologyBrowser*
    (Available to anyone)
    Browse articles, abstracts, websites, and events related to the biological sciences by geographical location, organism name, or subject.
  • BioOne Abstracts and Indexes*
    (Available NOAA-wide)
    BioOne is an indexed and fully-searchable collection of abstracts developed by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), the University of Kansas, the Greater Western Library Alliance and Allen Press. It provides a unique aggregation of nearly 100 high-impact bioscience research journals from around 70 publishers.

  • CiteSeerX*
    (Available to anyone)
    CiteSeerX is a scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science. CiteSeerX aims to improve the dissemination of scientific literature and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness in the access of scientific and scholarly knowledge
  • Conference Papers Index*
    (Available NOAA-wide)
    Provides citations to Life sciences, environmental sciences, aquatic sciencespapers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world from 1982 to present.
  • Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
    (Available to anyone)
    Provides centralized access to all of Department of Defense's scientific and technical information on DoD's multidisciplinary research, development, engineering, and studies programs.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals*
    (Available to anyone)
    Browse free, full-text quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals by title or subject. Covers biology, earth and environmental sciences, social sciences, and more. Includes international titles.
  • EBook Collection*
    (Available NOAA-wide through NOAA-paid subscription)
    Features more than 300 online book titles, including 200 Information Technology (IT) books on subjects including HTML, XHTML, XML, Visual Basic.Net, CGI, Dreamweaver, PHP, Apache, MySQL Web Development, and more.

  • E-Print Network
    (Available to Anyone)
    Provides access to deep-web searching and browsing by discipline of more than 31,000 web sites and databases worldwide, containing more than 5 million full-text scholarly and professional works in the basic and applied sciences. This gateway is hosted by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scienctific and Technical Information (OSTI).
  • Google Scholar*
    (Available to anyone)
    Searches scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, book, abstracts and articles from academic publishers and professional societies, preprint repositories and more; try 'Advanced Search' to search Author names in combination with titles, or to limit search to a certain web domain, publication, or subject areas.
  • GreenFile*
    (Available to anyone)
    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 global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

  • HeinOnline*
    (Available NOAA-wide through Commerce-paid subscription)
    Online access to legal periodical content in the original page-image (PDF) format. Includes Law journals, U.S. Federal Legislative Historoies, American Law Institute library, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, Foreign & International Law Resources, Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS), International Law Association Reports, Political Science journals, Treaties, and more. Complete list of resources (.xls format)
  • Homeland Security Digital Library
    (Available to anyone; some restricted materials)
    The Homeland Security Digital Library is composed of homeland security related documents collected from a wide variety of sources. These include federal, state, tribal, and local government agencies, professional organizations, think tanks, academic institutions, and international governing bodies. Resources are carefully selected and evaluated by a team of librarians and subject-matter specialists.
  • IngentaConnect*
    (Abstracts available to anyone)
    Searches article abstracts from over 25 million academic and professional articles, chapters, and reports, and browses over 31,000 scholarly publications by title or subject area such as Biology/Life Sciences, Earth and and Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, etc.
  • ISI Highly Cited*
    (Available to anyone)
    Search for the top researchers in the life sciences, medicine, physical sciences, engineering and social science by name, category, country, or institutional affiliation.
  • Journal Citation Reports Science Edition*
    (Available NOAA-wide through NOAA-paid subscription)
    Journal Citation Reports allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 5,900 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries.

  • JSTOR: the Scholarly Journal Archive*
    (Available NOAA-wide through NOAA-paid subscription)
    Complete full-text archives of core scholarly journals, some dating from the 1600s. NOAA subscribes to these JSTOR collections of titles: Arts & Sciences I; Arts & Sciences VII; Business; Mathematics & Statistics; Public Health Reports; and Life Sciences
  • Lexis.com*
    (Available NOAA-wide through NOAA-paid subscription)
    Lexis.com offers legal information.
    NOAA Central Library patrons: contact library staff for user id and password at Library.Reference@noaa.gov or call the Reference Desk at 301-713-2600 ext. 124. All other NOAA staff, please contact your NOAA Library.
  • National Academies Press (NAP)*
    (Available to anyone)
    Search over 2,500 reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health.
  • National Research Council Canada*
    (Abstracts available to anyone)
    Browse abstracts and table of contents of the publications of NRCC Research Press.

  • Nexis.com*
    (Available NOAA-wide through NOAA-paid subscription)
    Nexis.com offers news, business and legal information.
    NOAA staff at Silver Spring campus can access Nexis.com without a user id and password (access is through IP authentication). For NOAA staff served by the NOAA Central Library who work outside Silver Spring, contact library staff for user id and password at Library.Reference@noaa.gov or call the Reference Desk at 301-713-2600 ext. 124. All other NOAA staff, please contact your NOAA Library.
  • NOAA eBook Collection*
    (Available NOAA-wide)
    Features more than 300 online book titles, including 200 Information Technology (IT) books on subjects including HTML, XHTML, XML, Visual Basic.Net, CGI, Dreamweaver, PHP, Apache, MySQL Web Development, and more.

  • Oceanic Abstracts*
    (Available NOAA-wide through NOAA-paid subscription)
    Indexes and abstracts worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment from 1981 to present.
  • Open Access Journals*
    (Available to anyone)
    Browse free, full-text quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals by title or subject. Covers biology, earth and environmental sciences, social sciences, and more. Includes international titles.
  • PubMed
    (Available to anyone)
    PubMed is a free database comprising over 19 million citations in the biomedical and life sciences, including marine biology, chemistry, ecology, and toxicology. Full text is available to anyone for many of these citations.
  • Science Accelerator
    (Available to anyone)
    Searches, via a single query, important scientific and technical information resources of the U.S. Department of Energy containing R&D results, project descriptions, accomplishments, and more.
  • Science.gov
    (Available to anyone)
    Science.gov searches over 40 databases and over 2000 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and development results.
  • Toxline*
    (Available NOAA-wide through NOAA-paid subscription)
    This database, produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in toxicology from 1998 to present.
  • Udini*
    (Available to anyone)
    Search 150 million articles from 12,000 publications.
  • Water Resources Abstracts*
    (Available NOAA-wide through NOAA-paid subscription)
    Provides summaries of the world's technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources; from 1967 to present.
  • Web of Science - Science Citation Index Expanded*
    (Available NOAA-wide through NOAA-paid subscription)
    Indexes over 5,800 leading international scientific journals, provides author, cited reference and keyword searching, and provides links to the original full-text if your library has a subscription. Note: For patrons of NOAA Central Library, subscription covers the years 1984-present. Coverage may vary depending on your NOAA Library's participation. Also note: this log-in link provides access to both Web of Science, Journal Citation Reports, and free ISI databases.
  • Web of Knowledge Additional Resources*
    (Available NOAA-wide through NOAA-paid subscription)
    Includes ISI HighlyCited, BiologyBrowser, Index to Organism Names, Researcher ID, Science Watch, and Scientific WebPlus.
  • Worldcat.org *
    (Available to anyone)
    Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide. The database contains all the records cataloged by Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) member libraries; offers millions of bibliographic records.

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