Biology core


Combines CrossFire Beilstein, Gmelin, and the Patent Chemistry Database. Each search yields a single set of results from the three component parts; each record includes excerpts from multiple patent or journal sources.

Merck Index

Lists chemical, common, generic, systematic & CAS® names; trademarks & manufacturers; molecular formulae, weights & composition; toxicity, caution & hazard information; therapeutic & commercial uses; literature references.

Environment Abstracts [ProQuest]
Dates of Coverage: 
Coverage varies by title.

Covers a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information related to environmental issues.


News about the latest discoveries in science and engineering from several major research universities.

SciFinder Scholar
Dates of Coverage: 
1907 to present

Comprehensive chemical literature database. Requires registration [use]. See SciFinder Support & Training for more info.

Encyclopedia of Life

Ongoing global project that makes available fundamental information (including images) on all known plant, animal, and other species.

Biological Abstracts
Dates of Coverage: 
1926 to present

Indexes articles in the life sciences and biomedical fields: biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, zoology, agriculture, etc.

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