OCtopussearches the Library catalogue and several (but not all) of the Library's databases in one search. Most of the journal articles in the Library's databases are not freely available on the Web. Enter search terms in the OCtopus search box on the Library's website
You may Refine your search resuts √ Peer Reviewed & Scholarly or limit your search results by Resource types√ Academic Journal or Resource types √ Magazines.
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General Science Abstracts indexes over 300 English-language science periodicals published in the US and Great Britain. Periodical coverage includes popular science magazines as well as professional journals. Subject coverage includes Astronomy, Atmospheric Science, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Conservation, Earth Science, Environment, Food & Nutrition, Genetics, Health & Medicine, Mathematics, Microbiology, Oceanography, Physics, Physiology and Zoology.
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Academic Search Complete is a multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for more than 4,650 journals, including more than 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 8,450 journals. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study, including computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more.
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INTERLIBRARY LOAN by paper or electronic means, a single copy of an individual document within the guidelines of traditional interlibrary loan practices and applicable copyright laws.
Timely reviews which are more extensive than just literature surveys... Each Report deals with one specific subject. These reviews are specialist in nature but contain enough introductory material to make the main points intelligible to a non-specialist.
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