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Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network
National Library for the Environment
The National Library for the Environment is a free & regularly updated online resource of environmental information. The library contains reports, databases, educational resources, daily environmental and Congressional news, conference information, career listings and counseling, and the most comprehensive database of continually updated Congressional Research Service reports publicly available.
University of Minnesota Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database
This database covers "microbial biocatalytic reactions and biodegradation pathways for primarily xenobiotic, chemical compounds." All pages are extensively hyperlinked to other pages, internal and external pages, and t journal references. At present there are four metapathways, over 45 pathways, over 300 reactions, and over 315 compounds available.
WU Medline Access Options

GeoRef (OCLC)
Nearly 2 million records about geology and earth sciences. 1785 to the present (North American); 1933 to the present (entire world). Updated bi-monthly. More info.
Covers 1980-present. More info.

ArticleFirst (OCLC)
Nearly 12,500 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. 1990 to the present. Updated daily. More info.
Chemical Abstracts - (SciFinder 1967-present)
More info.
Engineering Index, Web version. Coverage, 1970 to present. More info.
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
Expanded Academic Index (1980- )
Covering all subjects, this database indexes and abstracts 1,800+ journals and general interest magazines, and includes the full text (including images) of 850+ journals and magazines. More info.
Scientific and technical journals and conference proceedings in physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computing and control, and information technology. January 1968 to the present. More info.
JCR Web(Journal Citation Reports)
Source of citation data to evaluate and compare scholarly journals. More info.
Lunar and Planetary Geology
More info and other options.
Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications
Listing of publications available from the U.S. Government Printing Office. Covers July 1976-present. Olin Library also has the paper version from 1913 to the present. More info.
National Technical Information Service
A web-based version covering 1990-present. More info.
NASA technical reports server
National Center for Atmospheric Research
National Technical Information Service (STN-NTIS)
Covers 1964-present. More info.
OCEANIC - The Ocean Information Center
Planetary Data System Geosciences Node (W.U.)
Planetary Sciences at the NSSDC
NASA's deep archive and general distribution center for lunar and planetary data and images.
ProceedingsFirst (OCLC)
Covers 1993-present. More info.
Science Citation Index (STN-SCISEARCH) (1974-present)
A multidisciplinary scientific and technical database containing bibliographic information and cited references from world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals. Please use Web of Science (see below) first. More info.
SciFinder Scholar
More info.
Web of Science (1988 - )
Includes Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Updated weekly. After each session, please LOGOFF. More info.
WorldCat (OCLC)
Information about books, journal titles, videos, and materials in other formats owned by more than 15,000 U.S. and foreign libraries. Does not include journal articles. More info.