Research Databases: Sciences

For off-campus access, enter your fourteen digit library barcode number located on the back of your college ID/ library card.  No college ID or library card? Request a college ID or library card barcode number.

Most Useful:

  • Academic Search Complete
    (EBSCO) Multi-disciplinary database; full text of articles from over 5,300 journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • Anatomy & Physiology Online (LSCS Libraries) (Note: 25 simultaneous user limit)
    (Primal Pictures)
    Includes 19 modules with 3D images and interactive models of the human anatomy.
  • Films on Demand (LSCS Libraries)
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
    NOTE: Disable Compatibility View under Tools menu in Internet Explorer if the films do not play on your IE browser. Compatible browsers include: IE 8.0+, Mozilla Firefox 4.0+, Google Chrome 3+, Apple Safari 4.0+.
  • GreenFILE
    (EBSCO) A unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment is offered. Nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles.
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS) - free web
    (Public Library of Science) PLoS features "peer-reviewed, open access scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles."
  • Science & Technology Collection
    (EBSCO) Over 800 full-text journals; topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computing, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology.
  • Science Online (LSCS Libraries)
    (AAAS) Help 
    This full-text, weekly multidisciplinary scientific journal publishes original peer-reviewed research and noteworthy science news (1997 to the present).
Also Try:
  • Agricola
    (EBSCO)Citations for articles, reports and more from the USDA National Agricultural Library from 1970 to present. No full text.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection - formerly NetLibrary
    (EBSCO) Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account and download to your PC, Mac, Nook, Sony, Android, iPhone, or iPad.
  • HighWire Press - free web
    (Stanford University) Includes the largest archive of free full-text science journals with over one million free full-text articles.
    NOTE: If you see a price to view full text, ask a librarian to request that the article be sent free from another library via interlibrary loan.  

TexShare DatabasesTexShare databases are funded in part by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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