The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints.
Includes Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts.
Full-text preprints for physics, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, computer science, and quantitative biology.
Indexes over 6,000 journals, books, and conference proceedings on a wide variety of biological and biomedical topics. Includes citations from Biological Abstracts and Biological Abstracts/RRM.
Indexes over 3,500 scholarly journals, books, maps, U.S. and Canadian dissertations, conference proceedings, reports, and government documents published worldwide on geology and other subjects within the geosciences. Covers the geology of North America from 1785 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to present.
Produced by the International Atomic Energy Agency and provides access to scientific literature published worlwide on the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology. International coverage of technical reports, conference papers, journal articles, books, patents, laws, standards, and more. Some full text.
Comprehensive information on over 7,000 new materials for architecture, engineering, and other design disciplines. An extensive resource for advanced, innovative, and sustainable materials. Includes images, detailed material descriptions, usage characteristics, and manufacturer and distributor contact information for architecture, interiors, product packaging, transportation and more.
Indexes technical reports, conference papers, journal articles, and other publications sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and its predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). Some reports are available in full text online.
Provides full text access to core journals and conference proceedings published by the Optical Society of America (OSA) and related publishers, covering optics and photonics. The ImageBank includes more than 200,000 images.
Indexes over 9,000 journals, patents, conferences, books, technical reports, and dissertations related to chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, and the biomedical sciences.
Use is restricted to current UC faculty, staff, and students.
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