Library Databases By Subject

Physical Sciences

  • ScienceDirect

    ScienceDirect provides indexing and abstracts for articles from more than 2000 science, technology, and medical journals. The only full text articles that are accessible are for Biola Library journal subscriptions from 1995 to the present. Most of the PDF links in ScienceDirect do not connect to full text articles. Check the Library Catalog or the "Journals A to Z" link to determine if the Biola Library has access to a particular journal through another database.

  • Wiley Online Library

    Access to 1,229 full text journals from the Wiley Online Library collection in science, technology, medicine, and the social sciences. Please note: Not all items found in this database are accessible online because they have not been purchased by or subscribed to by the Biola Library.

  • SciFinder

    Information on a wide variety of chemical and science-related topics. Restricted access. Contact Library Reference Desk or Electronic Resources Librarian for access instructions, ext. 4837.

  • Films on Demand

    Films on Demand is a web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos 24/7. Access is provided to more than 238,500 video clips and 15,500 full-length videos. Choose from thousands of high-quality educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, create and share playlists, personalize folders, and manage their entire collection through a robust administrative reporting system. Films on Demand delivers outstanding digital video ideal for students and faculty through online catalogs, distance-learning courses, and learning management systems.

  • Academic OneFile

    Search more than 7,300 full text journals. Indexes more than 14,000 periodicals including more than 9,000 peer-reviewed journals.

  • Academic Search Premier

    Search more than 6,100 full-text journals. Abstracting and indexing for more than 13,800 journals, including 12,200 that are peer-reviewed.

  • Cambridge Journals Online

    Access to full text articles in 221 journals published by Cambridge University Press.

  • JSTOR

    The JSTOR Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, & XIII Collections provide perpetual archival access to the complete back runs of hundreds of electronic full text journals. However, up to the last three to five years of the issues may not be not included.

  • ProQuest Research Library

    Searchable database of over 6,000 periodical titles covering a wide range of academic subjects. Over 4,600 periodicals are full text.

  • Reference Universe

    Reference Universe is a great place to begin your research. The database searches the indexes of more than 40,000 electronic and print reference works (encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.), and it provides links to the full text or to bibliographic citations of articles in these reference works. Essentially this database is an index to the articles in books and ebooks which the Biola Library owns or to which it subscribes.

  • SpringerLink

    Complete tables of content, abstracts and full-text articles from more than 650 journals. Please note: Not all items found in this database are accessible online because they have not been purchased by or subscribed to by the Biola Library.

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