Physical & Life Sciences

Subject Librarian: Lisa Brainard, [email protected], (518) 292-1959
See also: Biology Research Guide 

See also: Chemistry & Biochemistry Research Guide

See also: Environmental Studies Research Guide

See also: Forensic Science Research Guide

Academic Onefile – A multi-disciplinary database containing thousands of journals and reference sources.
Academic Search Elite – A multi-disciplinary database containing more than 2,100 journals.
Credo Reference – Background information on topics, from online reference sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographies, and more. Credo Reference also offers a range of subject-specific reference books including many science titles.
Dissertations & Theses: Full Text – Comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.
Ebook Central – A collection of over 100,000 ebooks covering a broad range of subjects.
Ebscohost Ebook Collection – A collection of over 50,000 ebooks covering a wide range of disciplines.
Gale Virtual Reference Library A collection of reference titles covering biology, chemistry, environmental science, medicine and related fields.
Google Scholar – Scholarly information on the web that is linked to Sage library content.
Human Anatomy Atlas Online – 3D human anatomy visualization and learning tool, which includes gross anatomy of more than 4,000 structures. Users can rotate, zoom into, see through, add/remove structures, and select structures to view definitions, disease descriptions, and hear pronunciations. Available in desktop version, or through downloadable app.
Proquest Central – Comprehensive research databases covering nearly every academic discipline. 

  • Proquest Biology Database – Part of the ProQuest Central index, this database includes some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government, and public research environments.
Sage CatalogOnline catalog of books, journals, media & archive material.
Sage Journal Portal – Access to thousands of online journals covering a broad range of disciplines including Environmental Sciences and Health & Biological Sciences.
SAGE Research Methods Video Collection – Contains more than 125 hours of video, including tutorials, case study videos, expert interviews, and more–covering the entire research methods and statistics curriculum.
Science Directa collection of scholarly journals covering science, technology, medicine, social sciences & humanities.
Scifinder – A research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more!