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ABI/INFORM Global
An abstracting and indexing tool for business periodicals, including English language foreign publications. It also contains the full text of selected journals from 1992 to the present.

Abstracts in Social Gerontology
“…bibliographic records covering essential areas related to social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas of relevance to the discipline.”

Academic OneFile
A comprehensive subscription-based database of more than 8,000 academic and popular journals covering many subjects.

Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier contains full-text coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, etc.

Academic Video Online
Academic video online videos have limited public performance rights and may be screened by a public group that is not charged for the viewing, or transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or single campus.

AccessGUDID
Contains key device identification information submitted to the FDA about medical devices that have Unique Device Identifiers (UDI).

AccessMedicine Collection
Database search platform provides access to basic and clinical sciences e-textbooks in a variety of subject areas.

AccessSurgery Collection
Database search platform provides access to surgery e-textbooks. Arranged by the accepted ACGME’s (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) Core Curriculum.

AccessUN
United Nations publications from 1966 to the present including the full-text of most UN resolutions.

ACLS Humanities E-Book
Digital collection of 2,200 full-text Humanities titles, recommended and reviewed by scholars.

ACP Journal Club (ACP)
EBM database from the American College of Physicians offering enhanced abstracts of studies indentified as being methodologically sound and clinically relevant.

Aerospace & High Technology
Provides coverage of basic and applied research in aeronautics, astronautics, and space sciences.

Africa-Wide Information (Incorporating South African Studies, African Studies, and African HealthLine)
A selection of multidisciplinary databases from three continents. This information resource contains indexed references, many with abstracts from books, periodical articles, pamphlets, maps and music recordings.

African American Historical Serials Collection
An archive of periodicals that document the history of African American religious life and culture between 1829 and 1922.

African Journals Online
A searchable database of articles published in African medical Journals.

AgeLine
Produced by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), AgeLine includes summaries of journal articles, books and chapters, research reports, dissertations, gray literature, and educational videos from many publishers and organizations, including the AARP.

Agricola
Database providing access to the agricultural literature of the world. It contains bibliographic records of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials and technical reports from 1979 to the present.

AIDS Subset on PubMed
Limits search results to AIDS-related citations. Click here for more information on the Search Strategy Used to Create the AIDS Subset on PubMed.

Alcohol Studies Database
Citation database dealing with alcohol research from the Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies.

AllergenOnline
From the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, “a peer reviewed allergen list and sequence searchable database intended for identifying proteins that may present a potential risk of allergenic cross-reactivity.”

ALTBIB: Bibliography on Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research & Testing
Assists in identifying methods and procedures helpful in supporting the development, testing, application, and validation of alternatives to the use of vertebrates in biomedical research and toxicology testing.

Alternative Press Index
Index of alternative publications, with subjects including African-American studies, gay and lesbian studies, feminism, socialism, anarchism, labor studies, social theory, alternative organizations, community organizing, prisons, ecology, indigenous people’s rights, and internationalism. English, French, and Spanish language periodicals; coverage from 1991 to the present.

Altweb
Global clearinghouse for information on alternatives to animal testing from the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT).

Alzheimer Disease & Frontotemporal Dementia Mutation Database
“The Alzheimer Disease & Frontotemporal Dementia Mutation Database (AD&FTDMDB) aims at collecting all known mutations and non-pathogenic coding variations in the genes related to Alzheimer disease (AD) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD).”

America: History and Life
International index to journal articles, book and media reviews and dissertations on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present. Coverage from 1964 to the present.

American Periodicals Series
Includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from the colonial period to the early 20th century.

AnatomyOne (Boston University Registered Users)
Link for previously registered BU users.

AnatomyOne (First time Boston University User registration)
Use this link for first time user registration. Requires current Boston University Kerberos username and password.

Annual Reviews
“[A]uthoritative, analytic reviews in 37 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences.”

Anthropological Index Online
Index to articles in journals held by the Anthropology Library and Research Centre at the British Museum and films held at the Royal Anthropological Institute. Coverage from 1957 to the present.

Anthropology Plus
A compilation of the Anthropological Index and Anthropological Literature databases, Anthropology Plus is the worlds most comprehensive index of bibliographic materials covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research.

Anthrosource
From the American Anthropological Association. Provides full-text anthropological resources from the breadth and depth of the discipline.

Applied Science & Business Retrospective

ArrayExpress
Archive for transcriptomics data, which is aimed at storing MIAME- and MINSEQE- compliant data in accordance with MGED recommendations.

Art Index Full Text

Art Index Retrospective

Artemis Literary Sources
“…brings together Gale’s premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.”

ARTFL Project
North America’s largest collection of digitized French resources.

Arts and Humanities Citation Index
See ISI Web of Knowledge

ARTstor
Digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.

ASFA I: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
Major areas of coverage include: aquaculture, aquatic organisms, aquatic pollution, brackish water environments, conservation, environmental quality, fisheries, freshwater environments, limnology, marine biotechnology, marine environments, meteorology, oceanography, policy and legislation and wildlife management. Indexing from 1971 to the present.

AskArt Academic
Art research database.

ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts
Indexing and abstracting resource covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations, and education.

Associations Unlimited
Information on international, national, regional, state and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields. Includes IRS data on US 501(c) nonprofit organizations.

Atlas of Ophthalmology
Database of images, edited by specialists in the field, available free of charge.

Avicenna Directory for Medicine
Online continuation of the World Health Organization’s World Directory of Medical Schools. Lists medical schools by country, city, and school name.

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