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BioMed Central is a science, technology and medicine publisher which has pioneered the open access publishing model. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication.
Designed for doctors, research scientist, students, clinical specialists and managers, this database provides full text for over 100 journals in a variety of areas pertaining to medical study. To check coverage:
Worldwide in scope, BIOSIS Previews, the premier database in the biological sciences, indexes the literature of the biological and biomedical sciences. Subject coverage includes agriculture, biochemistry, bioengineering, botany, ecology, genetics, microbiology, pharmacology, and zoology. Approximately 5,500 serial publications as well as books, proceedings and meeting abstracts, technical reports, review papers, and patents are indexed. There are 58 separate data fields that can be searched including author, title, publication source, organism, concepts, super taxa, publication type, author affiliation, and abstract keyword. Searches can be limited to review articles. Updated weekly
With access to four encyclopedias-Encyclopædia Britannica, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia- Britannica Online is a site for all ages. Users can locate information quickly by using Boolean operators; browsing A-Z; or typing in words, phrases, or questions to receive a list of relevance-ranked articles. In addition to providing answers to a multitude of questions, Britannica Online also leads users to additional information about their topics though related articles, links to outside Web sites, and bibliographies.
British Newspapers, 1780 -1950 is a digital historic newspaper archive. It cross-searches and provides full-text access to national & regional papers from the British Isles in the following Gale collections: 19th century British Library Newspapers, Parts 1 and 2; and British Newspapers,1780-1950, Parts 3 and 4.
The standard source for product and manufacturing information for those involved with construction. Searchable by company name, trade name, product, or by one or more of 16 subject divisions, access is provided to detailed information about the product or company with direct links to company websites and product descriptions on those websites.
Business Insights: Essentials, formerly Business and Company Resource Center, is a comprehensive source of information for conducting company, industry and market research. Provides access to the contents of over 4,000 business and economics periodicals (over 3,000 with full-text coverage). Also includes the contents of key reference works such as Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies, Business Rankings Annual, International Directory of Company Histories, Market Share Reporter and Encyclopedia of Associations.
Business Source Complete indexes and abstracts more than 4,500 leading journals and magazines (more than half of which are peer-reviewed) in business and industry. BSC provides about 3,500 serial titles in full text. Additional content includes industry reports, market research reports, books, company profiles, case studies, SWOT analyses, and more. Updated daily.