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Nature Protocols, (listed under journals

  • Current Protocols
    Provides access to Current Protocols in Bioinformatics, Control Protocols in Field Analytical Chemistry, and others in the Current Protocols series.
  • Cold Spring Harbor Monograph Archive
    A collection of 53 full-text scholarly monographs published by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.
  • Springer Protocols (BioMed Protocols)
    Online versions of Methods in Molecular Biology and Methods in Molecular Medicine. Content includes biochemistry, biotechnology, genetics, microbiology, molecular and cell biology, neuroscience, oncology, and proteomics.


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Article databases - PMB core

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    Subjects: Agriculture, biotechnology, economics, food and nutrition Sources: Journal articles, USDA reports, and books, with many state agricultural and USDA publications from the early 1900s now being added. Focuses on U.S. publications. 1970-present
  • BIOSIS Previews
    Subjects: Comprehensive coverage of the biological sciences Sources: Articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, technical reports, and other sources (Guide: HTML | PDF)
  • CAB Abstracts
    Subjects: Agriculture, biotechnology, economics, food and nutrition, and rural sociology Sources: Books, journals and conference proceedings. Excellent coverage of international (non-U.S.) sources.
  • PubMed
    Subjects: Molecular and cell biology, microbiology and biomedicine. Sources: Life science journals, MEDLINE, and online books Note: Use the link above to see a customized version of PubMed that includes links to UCB’s full text holdings. (Guide: HTML | PDF)
  • Web of Science
    1899-present Subjects: Science, the social sciences, and the arts and humanities Sources: Journals, conference proceedings and book chapters Note: Features cited reference searching for articles that cite a given author or article. 1899-present
  • Google Scholar
    Lists journal articles, books, preprints, and technical reports in many subject areas (though more specialized article databases may cover any given field more completely). Can be used with UC-eLinks to access the full text of many articles; first click on "Scholar Preferences", search Library Links for "berkeley", and choose "University of California Berkeley - UC-eLinks." Some listings also include links to related articles and to other sources that cite the item.

article databases - general

  • Academic Search Complete
    A multidisciplinary index to articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese; full-text is available for over 5300 journals.
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