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  • Biological Abstracts
    1969 - present

    Large article database covering all aspects of biology including bacteriology, cell biology, genetics, microbiology, pathology, physiology, toxicology, virology, zoology, and more.

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  • Animal Diversity Web

    Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is an online encyclopedia of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology created by the University of Michigan. Animal Diversity Web ha...

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  • AntBase

    Antbase now provides access to all the ant species of the world, one of the ecologically most important groups of animals worldwide, including information on distribution, taxonomy, and ant sample ...

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  • Birds of the World

    Research database about every species, subspecies, and family of the world's birds. Includes bird observation data, images, sounds, videos illustrations, maps, animations, and more.

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  • Butterflies and Moths of North America

    Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA), is a searchable database of verified butterfly and moth records in the United States and Mexico. This site includes dynamic distribution maps, photo...

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  • EurekAlert Biology

    EurekAlert! Biology is a subject section of EurekAlert! focusing on research findings in the biological sciences. EurekAlert! is an online press service created by the American Association for the ...

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  • Primate Info Net (UW-Madison)

    Primate Info Net (PIN) is a portal "designed to cover the broad field of primatology, providing original content and links to resources about non-human primates in research, education and conservat...

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  • Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies Digital Library : ACSESS DL
    1907 - 2009 (all content), 2010 - present (selected content)

    The ACSESS Digital Library is a collection of journal and ebook content published by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. The back...

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  • BioCyc

    A collection of databases of the pathways and genomes of different organisms. The databases are organized into tiers according to the amount of manual review and updating they have received.

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  • BioOne Complete
    2000 - present

    BioOne provides access to critical, peer-reviewed research in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. BioOne contains more than 200 bioscience research titles from leading scientifi...

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  • Current Contents Connect
    1990 - present

    Current Contents Connect® is a current awareness database that provides Web access to complete tables of contents, abstracts, bibliographic information, and abstracts from the recently published is...

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  • Data Citation Index
    1900 - present

    The Data Citation Index provides a single point of access to quality research data from repositories across disciplines and around the world. Through linked content and summary information, this da...

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  • Fish of Wisconsin Identification Database

    This searchable database provides detailed descriptions of Wisconsin fishes along with their common, scientific and family names. Users can search by family, species or fish features.

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  • Google Scholar
    Dates Vary

    Scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research from a wide variety of sources.

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  • InCites Essential Science Indicators
    Ten year rolling file - present

    Performance statistics and trends for scholarly articles based on data derived from journals indexed in Web of Science Core Collection.

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  • IngentaConnect
    Dates Vary

    Ingenta provides access to full text articles from many publishers in many disciplines. More than 800 of our electronic journal subscriptions at the University of Wisconsin - Madison Libraries are ...

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  • Invasive Species Compendium

    The ISC is a constantly developing encyclopaedic resource containing: Datasheets on over 1500 invasive species and animal diseases; Basic datasheets on further species, countries, habitats and path...

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    Dates Vary

    Archive of scholarly journals and ebooks in the humanities, social sciences, sciences and mathematics. Journal coverage is volume 1 of each title until 3-5 years ago (embargo period varies by title).

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  • Morality and Science: Global Origins of Modern Bioethics
    1957 - 1995

    Journal articles and reports documenting modern bioethics, ethical implications of health-related issues derived from advancements in the life sciences in the late 20th Century.

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  • North Temperate Lakes Long-Term Ecological Research Data Catalog

    Contains data collected at the North Temperate Lakes LTER in Wisconsin since at least 1981 organized by the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin.

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  • PubAg (United States Department of Agriculture)
    1997 - present

    Portal to USDA-authored and other agricultural research on nutrition, food safety, animal and crop production, sustainable agriculture, rural development, economic and policy issues, statistics.

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  • PubMed
    1950 - present

    Covers the biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Also provides access to NCBI databases covering molecular biology. From the NIH's National Library of Medicine.

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  • ScienceDirect
    1995 - present; Pre-1995 for some subject collections

    ScienceDirect is an information platform for scientific, technical, and medical research. (Updates vary). UW-Madison has licensed a subset of Elsevier ejournals and ebooks through ScienceDirect. T...

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  • Scopus

    Large, multidisciplinary database that covers science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Includes tools to track, analyze, and visualize research.

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  • Springer Protocols
    1983 - present

    Database of over 55,000 biomedical and life sciences laboratory protocols. Includes Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, and more.

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  • Web of Science
    Arts & Humanities, 1975 to present; Science, 1900 to present; 1965 - for Science; Social Sciences, 1900 to present; Conferences, 1990 to present

    Collection of databases indexing scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, from journals, conference proceedings, symposia, and more. Includes citation network data.

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  • Wiley Online Library

    The Wiley Online library provides full-text searching across thousands of ebooks and millions of articles from the life, physical, health, and social sciences, as well as the humanities disciplines...

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