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Databases by Subject: Science and Health

Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)

Provides full text for over 4,700 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more.

Access Science AccessScience Online is fully searchable content from McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th Edition. The new generation of AccessScience gathers and synthesizes vast amounts of information, and organizes it to give you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology.
ACM Digital Library

A vast collection of citations and full text from the Association for Computing Machinery journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings.


Materials relating to all aspects of agriculture, forestry, and animal science.

Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic (EBSCOhost) Over 100 full-text journals covering such disciplines as clinical medicine, nursing, dentistry, and veterinary medicine.
 Birds of North America Online (BNA Online) The Birds of North America (BNA) is a comprehensive reference covering the life histories of North American birds.
Britannica Online

The award-winning Britannica Online® delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research-all from one database.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

Provides full-text indexing for 3,024 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937.

Clinical Pharmacology (EBSCOhost)

Access to up-to-date, concise and relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, herbal and nutritional supplements, as well as over-the-counter, new and investigational drugs.

Credo Reference

A database that features online content from a hundred reference books in a broad range of subjects.

Expanded Academic ASAP

Access a wide variety of sources from every academic concentration. Use this database to research topics in Astronomy, Religion, Law, History, Psychology, Humanities, Current Events, Sociology, Communications and the General Sciences.

General Science Collection

(InfoTac PowerPack)

Although staying current on the latest scientific developments can be daunting, this collection aims to provide a researcher with the information to do just that. Composed of over 200 journals - from highly specialized academic journals to general science-focused magazine - the General Science Collection provides coverage of all scientific endeavor, including such topics as particle physics and quantum theory, advanced mathematics, biotechnology, and many more.

Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCOhost) Provides full text for nearly 300 health periodicals, over 1,000 health pamphlets, and 23 health reference books.
Health Source: Nursing/
Academic Edition
Provides indexing for more than 550 scholarly full text journals from many medical disciplines, as well as abstracting for over 850 general medical journals.
(American Mathematical Society)

A comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940, providing Web access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature contained in the Mathematical Reviews Database.


Provides access to medical information from 1966 to present. This database also includes full text for
nearly 80 biomedical journals dating as far back as 1990.

Science Direct

Science Direct offers more than a quarter of the world's scientific, medical and technical information online. Science Direct has over 950 scholarly, scientific journals available.


SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases that contain literature from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, and agricultural science. Please email reference@framingham.edu to get access to the registration URL.

Note for off-campus access: By logging into this system, you agree to our Acceptable Use Policy. For information on how to login from off-campus, please click here.

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