Science Resources

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AGRICOLA

Index of material on all aspects of agriculture. *

ALLDATA (In Library Use Only)

The leading provider of electronic diagnostic and repair information and services for the automotive service industry. Note: this database must be viewed with Internet Explorer or Firefox.

American Physical Society Journals (In Library Use Only)

Journals from the American Physical Society include Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, Physical Review, and Physics. Issues run from 1893 to present.

Britannica E-Books

A collection of online reference titles especially useful for homework assignments. Titles for older students cover science, literature, and history. Titles for younger users introduce basic concepts such as shapes and numbers. *

Computer Source

The latest information and current trends in high technology.*

EBSCOhost eBooks

Read e-books on all subjects including some vocational textbooks, technical manuals, and Texas history. Note: downloadable e-books available by remote use only.*

Encyclopedia of Evolution (In Library Version)

An online reference comprehensive guide to the essentials of evolutionary biology, these entries survey essential concepts and theories, present methods, models and findings, and discuss both the history of the field and current controversies. Readers will find brief treatments on discrete concepts and individuals to illuminating lengthy essays by experts in the field.*

Facts on File Science Online

Includes science biographies, diagrams, essays, experiments, definitions, and timelines.*

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Full-text reference books on topics including biography, business, the environment, history, law, social sciences, medicine, religion, the sciences, and multicultural studies.*

GreenFILE

Offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.*

Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Database in the areas of information science.*

National Geographic Magazine Archive

National Geographic magazine is an iconic magazine famous for its high quality photojournalism covering cultures, nature, science, technology and the environment. National Geographic Magazine Archive includes all issue of the magazine since its start in 1888 to the previous month\'s issue. Also included are National Geographic Kids and National Geographic Traveler magazines.*

Sams Photofacts

Repair manuals and wiring diagrams for consumer electronics devices including TVs and radios.*

Science & Technology Collection

Full-text, indexing, and abstracts to journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science.*

Science in Context

Provides information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics by means of newspaper and journal articles, images, and video.*  

SciTech Premium Collection

SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more. For those researchers who need to conduct comprehensive literature reviews, this database includes specialized, editorial-controlled A&I resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical to the discipline.

 

 

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East Texas Well Logs

Logs for Electric East Texas Wells by the Houston Geological Society.

EasyBib

Automatic bibliography and citation maker.

Encyclopedia of Life

The Encyclopedia of Life brings together information about all life on earth - text, images, video, sounds, maps, classifications and more.

Find Sounds

Find audio files in a variety of formats for animals, musical instruments, and miscellaneous sound effects.

Merriam-Webster Online

Online English language dictionary and thesaurus. Also includes a medical dictionary and a Spanish-English dictionary.

National Weather Service

Official weather warnings, observations and forecasts.

Online Conversion

Convert just about anything to anything else.

PubMed Central

PubMed Central (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

Time & Date

Time zones and calendars, including a perpetual calendar.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Free searchable databases of patents and trademarks, as well as information on the patent process.

Weather Channel

Gives graphic view of weather conditions.

Weather Underground

Current and historical weather.

Web Elements

A periodic table of elements with description, history, uses, atomic structure, and additional detailed information for each element.