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Environmental Sciences Databases

Agricola - - UW restricted
Provides broad coverage of agriculture and related fields such as pests and pest control, aquaculture, forestry, pollution, law, economics, and rural sociology.
Aquatic sciences & fisheries abstracts ASFA - (CSA) - UW restricted
Covers all aspects of marine, brackish, and freshwater environments including biology; ecology; fisheries; aquaculture; oceanography; limnology; resources and commerce; pollution; biotechnology; marine technology and engineering.
BioOne - - UW restricted
BioOne is a collection of full-text journals focused on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences. Most of BioOne’s titles are published by small societies and non-commercial publishers.
BIOSIS previews - (1969+) - UW restricted
BIOSIS Previews is the world's most comprehensive reference database for life science research. It covers references to primary journal literature on biological research, medical research findings, and discoveries of new organisms.
CAB Abstracts
CAB Abstracts covers the applied life sciences, including agriculture, forestry, human nutrition, veterinary medicine and the environment. Forestry coverage includes all aspects of global forest and wood science research from silviculture and forest management to tree biology and forest ecology, and logging through to wood anatomy and international trade of timber and non-wood forest products. To see the full scope of CAB Abstracts see Database Coverage.
Current contents connect - - UW restricted
Contains citations and table of contents of leading journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. Provides access to complete bibliographic information of over 8,000 of the world's leading scholarly journals and more than 2,000 books.
Education full text - - UW restricted
Indexes education periodicals, including environmental education.
Engineering village 2 - - UW restricted
Citations with abstracts to worldwide literature in engineering and technology, excluding patents.
ERIC - (Ovid) - UW restricted
ERIC - (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts) - UW restricted
Education documents and articles. A good source for environmental education.
Expanded academic ASAP - - UW restricted
Provides indexing and abstracting for approximately 1,500 scholarly and general interest periodicals, covering all major fields of study in the humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.
Geobase - (1980- coverage) - UW restricted
Contains bibliographic citations covering earth science, ecology, geography, environment, and marine science.
GeoRef - - UW restricted
Provides access to the geoscience literature of the world. Database contains citations and abstracts to journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports, and theses; covers the geology of North America from 1693 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present; includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey
Kirk-Othmer encyclopedia of chemical technology - SEATTLE CAMPUS ONLY - UW restricted
LegalTrac - - UW restricted
Covers over 800 major English language legal journals and seven legal newspapers from 1980 forward; updated monthly
LexisNexis academic - - UW restricted
Extensive array of full-text news (newspapers, wire services, transcripts and newsletters), business literature, industry and company information, legal, biographical, and reference resources.
LexisNexis Congressional - - UW restricted
Provides daily updated government information, including full text of bills, public lawes, House and Senate documents, the Federal Register, and the National Journal.
MarciveWeb DOCS - - UW restricted
Catalog of U.S. government publications, July 1976-present.
MEDLINE - (PubMed) Covers all aspects of biomedicine, including the allied health fields as well as the biological and physical sciences, humanities and nformation sciences as they relate to medicine and health care. See also PubMed.
Meteorological & geoastrophysical abstracts - - UW restricted
Covering the world's literature on meteorology, climatology, atmospheric chemistry and physics, physical oceanography, hydrology, glaciology, and related environmental sciences
National newspapers - - UW restricted
Covers 27 major U.S. newspapers and other U.S., international, and minority interest papers. Includes some fulltext. For the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and Oregonian, search ProQuest Newspapers in the Databases & Catalogs list
NewsBank infoweb - - UW restricted
NewsBank Infoweb includes: Global NewsBank, a fulltext news database drawing from a variety of English language news sources around the world, mainly 1996 to present; NewsBank Newsfile Collection, a fulltext database of selected news stories from over 500 U.S. newspapers, 1991 to present; and AccessUN which provides access to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications
NTIS - - UW restricted
Indexes and abstracts U.S. government-sponsored research, development, and engineering reports and analyses distributed by the National Technical Information Service.
Pacific Northwest regional newspaper and periodical index -
Contains citations from newspapers, periodicals, monographs, scrapbooks, dissertations, pamphlets, and other ephemera dealing with all aspects of life in Seattle, Washington State, and the Pacific Northwest from the 1850s to the present
PAIS International - (CSA) - UW restricted
Provides indexing to a selective list of books, articles and government reports relating to public and social policy issues.
Science citation index - (Web of Science) Web of Science includes Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), 1965-present; Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), 1975-present; and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI), 1975-present. - UW restricted
A multidisciplinary database, with searchable author abstracts and cited references, covering 5,300 major journals in a wide variety of science fields
Sociological abstracts - - UW restricted
Contains abstracts of serial literature in sociology and related disciplines from approximately 2,500 journals
TOXLINE toxicology literature online -
TOXLINE is the National Library of Medicine's extensive collection of online bibliographic information covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. It contains more than 3 million bibliographic citations, almost all with abstracts and/or indexing terms and CAS Registry Numbers
Washington State newsstand - - UW restricted
Indexing and full text from several Washington newspapers, including the Seattle times, Seattle post-intelligencer, Puget Sound business journal, Spokane spokesman review, Tacoma news tribune, and Vancouver columbian.
Water resources abstracts - (CSA) - UW restricted
Contains abstracts of journal articles, monographs, and reports coering the development, management and research of water resources.
Web of science citation databases - - UW restricted
Provides access to the Science citation index expanded, Social sciences citation index and Arts & humanities citation index; database coverage: 1990-present.
Wildlife & ecology studies worldwide - - UW restricted
Contains bibliographic records on animal and bird species, wildlife management issues, diseases, game and hunting, Central and South American fauna; includes journals, monographs, conference publications, theses, and field studies.
World news connection WNC - - UW restricted
Material is obtained from non-U.S. open-source political speeches, television programs, radio broadcasts, newspaper articles, periodicals, and books. The content focuses primarily on military, political, environmental, scientific, technical, and socioeconomic issues and events

Created by: Maureen Nolan
Last modified: Monday January 05, 2009 (mnolan)