Subject Librarian
email Sue Kaczor

emailskaczor@albany.edu
phone(518) 437-3942
location_onScience Library: SL-141

Key Databases

MEDLINE [via PubMed]

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. The database provides full text for a number of open access journal titles, as well as journals the University Libraries subscribe to and is available on the free PubMed site sponsored by the National Library of Medicine.

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Coverage:
1966 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
JoVE Behavior

JoVE Behavior offers video and protocols that documents observational and experimental techniques that seek to understand human and animal behavior

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Coverage:
June 3, 2013 - Current
Updated:
irregular
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
JoVE Neuroscience

JoVE Neuroscience offers video and protocols that are devoted to investigations of the structure, function, physiology, and pathophysiology of the brain and nervous system. Included methodologies range from molecular and cellular level studies to full central and peripheral neural systems.

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Coverage:
October/November 2006 - Current
Updated:
irregular
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
BioOne

BioOne is a collection of bioscience research journals. Most of these titles are published by small societies and non-commercial publishers. Over 60 titles are currently available. View the complete title list.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Biological Abstracts

This resource covers a wide range of life science subjects, indexing articles in 5,200 biological and medical research journals.

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Coverage:
1991 +
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
Limited to 10 concurrent users
Google Scholar

Scholarly, multidisciplinary database for access to articles, papers, books, theses, etc. in the social sciences, humanities and sciences. (In order to link to materials owned by the University at Albany Libraries, you must set preferences when off campus. When you open up Google Scholar, select Settings. Then under Library Links check University at Albany, State University of New York - Full-Text @ My Library, SUNY - Albany - ProQuest Fulltext, University at Albany SUNY - Cengage Gale Full Text, University at Albany, SUNY - Find It @ UAlbany Libs, and Open Worldcat.)

Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
No (Links to University Libraries and free resources)
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
EBSCO : Academic Search Complete

Scholarly, multidisciplinary database. Includes more than 9,000 full-text periodicals (7,900+ are peer reviewed) in the social sciences, humanities, and science and technology.

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Coverage:
Many from 1990, some indexed as early as 1887
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Web of Science (also known as WOS)

The Libraries' Web of Science subscription includes coverage from 1983 on for Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index. It also includes citation coverage for books, conference proceedings, data sets, patents and other materials (coverage dates vary).

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Coverage:
1983+
Updated:
regularly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Data Citation Index

Index of repository data from around the world, for a wide range of disciplines.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
BIOSIS Citation Index

This resource broadly indexes the biological literature in journal articles, books and meetings. Complete cited reference searching is available from 2006 forward.

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Coverage:
1991 - Current
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Zoological Record

Extensively covers journal articles on animal biology, including current materials on biodiversity and the environment.

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Coverage:
1978 - Current
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
JoVE Science Education

This database is a collection of videos on lab techniques which will be used teaching or training students in Biology. Our subscription to Science Education includes only modules 1-5. Five sections cover: General Laboratory Techniques, Basic Methods in Celular and Molecular Biology, Model Organisms I and II, and Essentials of Neuroscience.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
irregular
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users

Other Databases

AGRICOLA

Records covering agriculture, animal science, forestry (including plant ecology), botany, zoology, pollution, pesticides and human nutrition.

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Coverage:
1970 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Book citation index - Science

Supports cited reference searching for scholarly books in the sciences.

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Coverage:
2005 - Current
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
CINAHL Plus with Full Text

A comprehensive index to literature on health, biomedicine, nursing and allied health fields. Articles from 3100 journals as well as books, videos, papers, etc. are indexed.

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Coverage:
1937 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Citation Connection

Citation Connection offers access to 8 databases, through the Web of Science platform. Book Citation Index: 2005-Current (All content), Data Citation Index: 1900-Current (All content), BIOSIS Citation Index: 1991-Current, Current Chemical Reactions: 1995-Current, Index Chemicus: 1995-Current, Current Contents Connect: 1995-Current, Zoological Record: 1978-Current, Derwent Innovations Index: 1995-Current

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Criminal Justice Abstracts

Comprehensive coverage of the journal literature of criminal justice including full text of 270 journals and abstracts for 130 additional journals. Also includes selected books and reports.

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Coverage:
1968 +
Updated:
weekly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Criminal Justice Periodicals Index

Index to the literature of criminal justice including full text coverage of 65 journals and abstracts of 155 additional journals.

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Coverage:
1971 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Criminology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection

Provides access to the full text of 17 journals on criminology published by Sage and its publishing partners.

Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Continually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Current Contents Connect

Current Awareness database that covers scholarly journals, as well as thousands of evaluated websites.

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Coverage:
1995 - Current
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
DSM Library

Includes DSM-5, DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, and DSM-5 Clinical Cases.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
MEDLINE with Full Text [via ProQuest]

MEDLINE with Full Text provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE with Full Text uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. The database provides full text for more than 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
PubMed

PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

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Coverage:
1966 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Salem Health

A database that contains the complete content of printed reference sets from Salem Press owned by the University Libraries. Currently includes Cancer, Infectious Diseases & Conditions, and Magillís Medical Guide, Sixth Edition.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Annually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ScienceDirect

Contains the full-text of over 1,100 Elsevier journals. Backfile coverage starts with 1995.

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Coverage:
1995+
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users.