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Scientific & Reference Databases

 

Updated July 7, 2014

 

ADS Abstract Service

Searchable abstracts in astronomy/astrophysics and geophysics from journals, conference proceedings, NASA reports, and dissertations. Includes scanned images of full-text articles from major astronomical journals.

ADS Labs

New ADS search interface with full-text searching, object metadata, links to data archives, etc.

ARIBIB

Bibliographical database for astronomical references; includes all citations from Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts, without the abstracts. Coverage: 1983-2000.

ArXiv

Searchable electronic archive and preprint distribution server for physics and astrophysics research papers. Formerly known as xxx.lanl.gov. Coverage: 1991-present.

ChemSpider

Text and structure search access to 28 million chemical structures from hundreds of data sources.

Data.gov

Access to more than 75,000 datasets from US Federal Government agencies.

ETDE World Energy Database

Access to energy-related papers and technical reports from many countries.  Produced by the Energy Technology Data Exchange of the International Energy Agency.

GeoRef

Index to worldwide earth sciences literature, containing references from over 3,000 journals and to books, maps, conference proceedings, and dissertations. Updated every two weeks.  Coverage: 1693-present.  (DTM and GL use only.)

GeoRef Preview Database

Access to most recent geoscience references, in preparation for inclusion in GeoRef. Note: these records are still in various stages of editing and may not yet have been indexed. Updated weekly.

Google Scholar

Easy way to search for scholarly material on the web: articles, preprints, conference proceedings, technical reports, theses, etc. All disciplines.

Inorganic Crystal Structure Database (ICSD)

Search for space group, atomic position, and unit cell data for over 100,000 compounds. Includes extensive searching capabilities and visualization options.  (DTM and GL use only.)

MEDLINE

References and abstracts from 4600 international biomedical journals. Covers not only biomedical research but also environmental science, marine biology, plant and animal science, as well as biophysics and biochemistry.  Coverage:  1950-present.

MetBase

Meteorite information database, containing descriptions of every known meteorite, chemical analyses, noble gas isotopes, cosmogenic radionuclides, and repositories of material and prepared sections. Includes more than 90,000 literature references. Contact librarian for access instructions.  (DTM and GL use only.)

MINDAT

Information on mineral properties, mineral localities, and mineral collecting.

RRUFF Project

Integrated database of Raman and infrared spectra, X-ray diffraction, and chemistry data for minerals.  Includes the IMA mineral list.

SciTech Connect

Search for energy-related journal articles, conference papers, dissertations, patents, and DOE-sponsored scientific and technical reports.

ThermoLit

Free tool from NIST for searching thermophysical and thermochemical property literature.

Web of Science

Online version of the Science Citation Index. Search for papers in more than 6000 journals in 150 disciplines. Find out where each paper has been cited and follow citation links backward and forward in time. Set up personal research alerts. Calculate your H-Index.  Free access to EndNote Web.  Coverage: 1900-present.  (DTM and GL use only.)

WorldCat

Search for books, journals, videos, CDs, maps, etc. held by 10,000 libraries worldwide.
 

 

 

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