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Databases by subject: Science and technology

This list gives you an overview of much used databases within Science and Technology. The list is divided into two parts, reference databases and full text databases. In the reference databases, you will find information about literature within your field of study. In the full text databases there is an overview of documents that are available (full text) online.

If you need help searching for literature, you can read more here. Remember that you can always contact the librarians at the Faculty of Science and Technology if you need help. You can find our contact information here.

Reference databases

A free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 67 million structures from hundreds of data sources.
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Electronic Research Archive for Mathematics. A collection of classical mathematical publications (1868-1942).
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Geosciences database, containing references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.
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Google Scholar
Database from Google which limits results to scientific information.
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International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center
Information on virtually every dimension of security & counter-terrorism.
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ISI Journal Citation Report
Provides easy access to data that helps you evaluate and compare scholarly journals

A comprehensive database covering mathematics, statistics and computer technology.
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The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) is responsible for the production and publication of the bibliographic database OIL covering petroleum literature of Nordic origin. Coverage: 1974 -> 2007

Free edition of Medline
which is a database within health and biomedical research. PubMed gives access to abstracts from Medline.
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SciFinder (Chemical Abstracts)
Covers chemistry, chemical engineering, petroleum, biotechnology and materials science. You can search for articles, but also for chemical substances and reactions.
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NB! All users must get a user name and password to search this database.

References to documents within most subject areas, with direct links to full text.
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Web of Science (Core Collection)
References to articles from the world's leading journals and other printed media.
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Full text databases

AAPG Datapages
AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists) Datapages is the digital publisher for AAPG and has journals within geoscience and petroleum. Articles in full text from most of the journals from AAPG.
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Academic Search Premier
Database with journal articles within most subject areas.
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ACS Publications
This database from the American Chemical Society provides the worldwide scientific community with a comprehensive collection of the most-cited, peer-reviewed journals in the chemical and related sciences.

APS (American Physical Society)
Database where you can search in different journals within the field of physics.

BioMed Central
Provides open access to more than 270 peer-reviewed biomedical journals.

Geosciences database, formed by a group of leading geoscientific organizations.
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IEEE Xplore
Provides Web access to almost four million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics.
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IOP (Institute of Physics)
Journal published by Institute of Physics. Focuses on physics, material technology, biotechnology, astrophysics, environmental technology, mathematics and education.

Database containing the back issues of scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, demography, mathematics and other fields.

JoVE Biology
JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, is the world's first peer reviewed scientific video journal. We subscribe to the part of the journal that covers biology.

Lyell Collection
The Lyell Collection is an online collection comprising of the the Geological Society of London’s journal titles, special Publications and key book series.

Nature Online
Nature is one of the most cited scientific journals in the world. Nature publishes research on all fields within natural science and technology.

Technical documents in full text from 13 petroleum related organizations.

Scientific research that contains the full text of Elsevier Science journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences.

Science Online
Science is published by “American Association for the Advancement of Science". Science contains news, chronicles and scientific articles on natural science.

SpringerLink gives access to e-journals and e-books from the publishers Springer and Kluwer. Subject areas: Natural science, technology, medicine, social science.

Taylor & Francis
A database containing academic literature within the fields of biotechnology, mathematics, geoscience, languages, computer science and medicine.

The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR)
A database of genetic and molecular biology data for the model higher plant Arabidopsis thaliana.

Wiley InterScience
Articles on science and technology, medicine, humanities and social sciences.