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Public Databases

storage You may search for articles in online journals, reference tools, newspapers, etc. from any Milne library public-access computers; to use these computers, please see Circulation. Unfortunately the terms of licensing most subscription databases, i.e. JSTOR, Science Direct, etc. limit off-campus access to current students, staff or faculty.

Databases freely available on the Internet:
  • Agricola - Citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators.
  • ArXiv - Open access to e-prints in Physics, Math, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.
  • Biodiversity Heritage Library - A consortium of natural history and botanical libraries, collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.
  • BioMedCentral Open Access - A publisher of open access journals in the sciences and medicine.
  • CIA World Factbook - Information on the history, people, government, economy, etc... for world entities.
  • CiteSeerX - Public search engine and digital library for scientific and academic papers, primarily in the fields of computer and information science.
  • ERIC - ERIC The world's largest digital library of education literature.
  • GPO Access - Official, full-text information from the three branches of the Federal Government.
  • Google Scholar - Search engine for scholarly information from institutional repositories, publisher websites, etc...
  • Library of Congress Virtual Reference Shelf - Online reference materials in all subjects.
  • New York Public Library  - Some New York Public Library databases can be remotely accessed. Check the website for latest access information.
  • NOVELny - New York Online Virtual Electronic Library - provides free access for NY residents to databases such as Business & Company Resource Center, ProQuest Platinum, Grolier Online, and Health & Wellness Resource Center. Check the website for latest access information.
  • PubMed - Provides access to the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE and other related databases.
  • SciElo - Scientific Electronic Library Online Agricultural Sciences, Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Applied Social Sciences, Engineering, Earth Sciences, Health Sciences, Human Sciences, Odontology, Psychiatry, Psychology, Public Health
  • Wellcome Library Major resource for medical history, contemporary medicine and biomedical science in society
  • - Connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.