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Saccharomyces Genome Database (SGD)
A database of the molecular biology and genetics of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, commonly known as baker’s or budding yeast.

Science Citation Index
See Web of Science

More than 1100 full text electronic journals from 1995/96+ across 16 fields of science, including technical, medical and social sciences.

SciFinder Web
Connect to SciFinder Web [Requires a free SciFinder account]. You will be asked to enter your BU username and Kerberos password, and then your SciFinder username and password.

SIRS Knowledge Source
A general reference database of selected full-text articles, documents and graphics in many subject areas.

Smallpox Information Resources from PubMed
Retrieves over 20,000 references on smallpox and related diseases from PubMed/MEDLINE from the years 1949 to the present.

Social Sciences Citation Index

Social Sciences Fulltext

Social Services Abstracts
Bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.

Sociological Abstracts
A bibliographic database providing access to the world’s literature in theoretical and applied sociology and related fields. It contains abstracts of journal articles from Sociological Abstracts since 1974, Social Planning/Policy and Development Abstracts (SOPODA) since 1979, and relevant dissertations since 1986.

SPIE Digital Library
Contains more than 270,000 articles in the field of optics and photonics.

Sport Discus
Contains citations to articles, theses and dissertations in the areas of sports medicine, exercise psychology, biomechanics, coaching, physical education, sport law and fitness. Coverage is primarily from 1975 to the present, although citations have been selected from as far back as 1830.

State Medical Society Journals
A collection of roughly 50 state medical society journals dated from 1845 to 2000.

Statistical Abstracts of the United States
This database continues the U.S. government publication Statistical Abstract of the United States, which ceased in 2012. Please see the journal link for content from 1878-2012.

Statistical Abstracts of the World
Statistical publications from regions and countries around the world.

Statistical Insight
Online version of three indexes: American Statistics Index, covering 1973 to the present; Index to International Statistics, covering 1983 to the present; and Statistical Reference Index, covering 1980 to the present. The database indexes and abstracts social, demographic, and economic statistics published by the U.S. government, the U.N. and other international governmental organizations, as well as US state governments, and US private nonprofit and commercial associations and organizations.

Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
International abstracting database covering key areas of women’s and gender studies, indexing abstracts of articles from over 1,300 sources.

Supreme Court

Synthesis Protocols
Synthesis Protocols is a database for solid phase, solution phase and library synthesis procedures currently developed at Boston University’s Center for Chemical Methodology and Library Development (CMLD-BU). Registration required.

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