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BEST: Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder-n) Restricted Resource Resource is highly recommended
Provides in-depth coverage of the scholarly research literature published internationally in all areas of chemistry, biochemistry, and chemical engineering. Searched via SciFinder-n.
Choice Reviews Online Restricted Resource
Provides reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education, publishing over 7,000 concise reviews every year.
MEDLINE Restricted Resource Resource is highly recommended
PsycINFO Restricted Resource
PsycARTICLES Restricted Resource
PsycARTICLES provides full text articles from numerous journals (principally published by the APA) covering general and specialized topics in Psychology and related disciplines.
Proceedings First Restricted Resource
1993–present. Index of worldwide conference proceedings, covering every published conference, congress, exposition, meeting, symposium, and workshop received by the British Library Document Supply Centre. Records contain a list of the papers presented at each conference.
Gateway to science information provided by U.S. government agencies, including research and development results from over 60 scientific databases.

Reference Resources

AccessScience Restricted Resource Resource is highly recommended
Contains reference material covering all major scientific disciplines with articles drawn from McGraw-Hill encyclopedias, dictionaries, and yearbooks, as well as videos, curriculum materials, and links to primary source documents.
Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology
Print Location: Science Library Oversize QR81 .B46x 2001
DailyMed Resource is highly recommended
In-depth information about marketed drugs; National Library of Medicine.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5
Print Location: Science Library RC455.2.C4 D536 2013 Resource is highly recommended
Current edition of the standard handbook of the American Psychiatric Association.
Drugs, Herbs, and Supplements Resource is highly recommended
MEDLINEplus -- United States National Library of Medicine; a guide to thousands of prescription and over-the-counter medications, and herbs and supplements.
Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences
Print Location: Science Library RC334 .E535 2003

Glossary of Geology
Print Location: Science Library Reference QE5 .B38 2005

Handbook of Physics
Print Location: Science Library QC61 .T3713 2002

Historical Atlas of the Earth: A Visual Exploration of the Earth's Physical Past
Print Location: Science Library Reference QE28.3 .H57 1996

Hortus third : a concise dictionary of plants cultivated in the United States and Canada
Print Location: Science Library Reference SB45 .B22 1976

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
Print Location: Science Reference TP9 .K54 2004 (26 volumes + index)

MEDLINEplus Resource is highly recommended
An incredible wealth of overview and more in-depth information organized by the United States National Library of Medicine.
Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy Resource is highly recommended
For easy-to-understand, authoritative information about human diseases and disorders.
Merck Veterinary Manual
For easy-to-understand, authoritative information about animal/non-human diseases and disorders.
NCBI Bookshelf
The full text of 900+ well-known biology and other science textbooks, reports, and other materials.  In addition, check the textbooks available on Reserve and in the Reference area of the Science Library.
Plants Database
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Wolfram MathWorld
Online mathematical encyclopedia published by Wolfram Research for the mathematics and education communities. Includes interactive entries with 3D graphics, full search capabilities, and extensive citations to books and journal articles.

Style and Citation Guides

Chicago Manual of Style
Print Location: Reserves Z253 .U69 2010
On permanent reserve at Burling and Kistle.
MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing / Joseph Gibaldi
Print Location: Perm Reserve PN147 .G444 1998
This style guide is used frequently in the humanities.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
Print Location: Perm. Reserve (Burling & Kistle) BF76.7 .P83 2001

Online research management, writing, and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, store, and share all types of information and to instantly generate citations and bibliographies.
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