Life Sciences

Some useful resources for Life Sciences are listed below.

BioMed Central

Access information:Free access on and off-campus from wFree access on and off-campus from
Description:An independent publishing house committed to providing open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. The University of Edinburgh is a member.
Coverage:Portfolio of 205 journals.

Biosis Citation Index

Access information:On and off campus access via Web of Knowledge. Choose "Select a database" tab.
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Description:The electronic version of Biological Abstracts for information about contents of journals, meetings, patents, and books in the life sciences and biomedical research. Covers pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies.
Coverage:1926 to present.

CAB Abstracts

Access information: Access (on and off-campus).
Description:CAB Abstracts is the world's leading agricultural database. Find journals, books, conferences and reports. It covers significant research and development literature in the fields of animal and crop husbandry, animal and plant breeding, plant protection, genetics, forestry, veterinary medicine, aspects of human health, human nutrition, rural development, leisure and tourism and the management and conservation of natural resources.

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