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AccessScience Access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology from Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Yes more information
Annual Reviews Collection of critical reviews written by leading scientists in 40 disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics. Yes more information
Science Online (AAAS) Full-text of the journal Science, 1997 – date. Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. No more information

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Academic Search Complete (Ebsco) Scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals. Yes more information
AMA Manual of Style In addition to the basics of grammar and citation, it leads writers through the maze of abbreviation, nomenclature, and quantitation. 10th Edition. No more information
Britannica Online Fully searchable version of this authoritative, general encyclopedia. It also includes the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Britannica Book of the Year. Yes more information
CQ Press Researcher Online Looking for a "hot topic" on which to do a research paper? This database is a great place to start! It offers pros & cons, background information, and in-depth analysis on a variety of topics, issues, and controversies currently in the news. Yes more information
Credo Reference Portal to over 500 highly regarded reference sources. Examples of sources covered include: Art, Business, Food & Beverage, History, Language, Law, Literature, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Science, Social Sciences, and Technology. Yes more information
Gale Virtual Reference Library A collection of reference works on the Arts, Business, Education, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Religion, and the Social Sciences. Yes more information
IOPScience (Institute of Physics) Full-text articles from 60+ IOP (Institute of Physics) titles. Also includes some journals published by Turpion. Yes more information
Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Covers the study of atoms, ions, molecules and clusters, and their structure and interactions with particles, photons or fields. No more information
JSTOR More than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources Yes more information
Nature International science journal that publishes peer-reviewed original research, review articles, reports, and commentaries on the latest happenings in the sciences. Valuable for both scientists and those with a general interest in the sciences. Yes more information
Nature: News@Nature The daily news of Science: Science journalism in the news. No more information
Project Muse Full-text of scholarly journals published by Johns Hopkins University and other university presses. Yes more information
RefWorks Bibliographic and citation tool for Drake students and faculty No more information
ScienceDirect ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. Yes more information
SciFinder Scholar Scientific information in journal and patent literature - you must create a user account (see more information) No more information
SCOPUS Indexes 19,500 titles in the scientific, technical, & medical literature. Includes a Citation Tracker. Scopus is being discontinued Jan 1, 2013. It will be replaced by Web of Science Yes more information
Web of Science (Web of Knowledge) Web of Science, aka Web of Knowledge, provides quick, powerful access to the world's leading citation databases. Coverage includes the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, available to 1900. Yes more information
WorldCat Dissertations (OCLC) Bibliographic database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat No more information