Subject Guide: Chemistry and Applied Biological Sciences

  • Articles - Most Useful
    • Access Science
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      AccessScience is an authoritative and dynamic online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines.

    • ACS
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [American Chemical Society]
      A database of ACS research journals in the chemical and related sciences; indexing and full-text.

    • American Society for Microbiology
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      American Society of Microbiology
      Journals published by the American Society for Microbiology; indexing and full-text.

    • Applied Science & Technology
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      A database covering a wide variety of applied science specialties - acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear and civil engineering, computers and informatics and much more; indexing and full-text(H.W. Wilson).

    • ProQuest SciTech Collection
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      Provides access to journals in the fields of science and technology; indexing and full-text.

    • ScienceDirect
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      Provides indexing to a wide range of scholarly titles in the fields of engineering and science; indexing and limited full-text.

    • SciFinder
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Chemical Abstracts]
      Provides access to a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines. Includes CAS database with complete coverage of chemistry and the life sciences including biochemistry, biology, pharmacology, medicine, and related disciplines; indexing and full-text. Provided by: South Dakota Board of Regents.

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    • Web of Science
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Thomson Reuters]
      Provides access to citation databases. Multidisciplinary content covers journals including open access journals and conference proceedings; indexing. Provided by South Dakota Board of Regents.

  • Articles - Also Useful
    • Academic Search Premier
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      A multi-disciplinary database providing full text for journals; indexing and limited full-text. If not on campus or using VPN go to Academic Search Premier provided by the South Dakota State Library.


    • AIP Scitation
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [American Institute of Physics] 
      A database of  journals and conference proceedings from AIP Publishing and AIP Member Societies; includes PubMed; indexing and limited full-text. 

    • Compendex/Engineering Village
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Engineering Village]
      A comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research; indexing and links to full-text holdings.

    • EBSCO MegaFILE
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      Multi-disciplinary database covering every area of academic, study and general interest subject areas; indexing and full-text. If not on Campus or using VPN go to EBSCO MegaFILE provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • Google scholar
      Simple access point to search for scholarly literature in many disciplines; indexing and full-text.

      Provided by Devereaux Library
      Access to many IEEE journals, transactions and magazines as well as Proceedings of the IEEE and Spectrum; indexing and full-text.

    • IngentaConnect
      [Publishing Technology]
      This free database provides indexing for a variety of scholarly publications; articles may then be purchased by the user; indexing.

    • IOPscience
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Institute of Physics]
      IOP science is an online service for journal content published by IOP Publishing; indexing and full-text.

    • JSTOR
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      An online research database covering a wide variety of topics. Devereaux Library subscribes to only two journals but there is a wealth of open access titles available; indexing and limited full text.

    • Wiley Online Library
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      Multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities; indexing and limited full-text.

  • e-Books
    • Academic Complete
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      Provides electronic books in all academic subject areas; downloadable full-text.

    • eBook Collection
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      Full text of commercially published books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers and  more; full-text books. If not on Campus or using VPN go to eBook collection provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • Google books
      Searches full-text of millions of books; provides some previews and full-text; indexing and full-text.

    • Knovel
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      Knovel is specifically focused on the engineering community, offering a comprehensive collection of engineering content full-text books and engineering references.

  • Other
    • Access Engineering
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      AccessEngineering  provides students with digital editions of leading upper-level engineering textbooks.

    • Britannica Academic
      Provided by Devereaux Library

    • Journal List - OCLC
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      Listing of all journals, electronic, print, and microform as well as ebooks available through the Devereaux Library; indexes journal articles and ebooks.; journal listing with indexes, provides links to full-text.

    • Library Catalog
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [South Dakota Library Network]
      The catalog of the Devereaux Library, a register of bibliographic items found in the library. Includes, books, journals, DVDs, CDs, documents, and links to electronic materials; database of materials held by the Devereaux Library.

    • ProQuest Dissertation & Theses

      Provided by the South Dakota Board of Regents. 
      Database of theses and dissertations in a wide range of subject areas; indexing and limited full-text.  

    • State Agency Databases
      [Government Documents Roundtable]
      Annotated list of databases produced by the 50 states; indexing. Provided by GODORT.

    • U.S. Government Printing Office MetaLib
      [U.S. Government Printing Office]
      Retrieves articles, reports and citations from federal government publications; indexing and full-text. Provided by US GPO.

    • WorldCat Discovery
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      A worldwide catalog of millions of  items found libraries and links to journal articles; indexing, full text, and bibliographic links to resources.

All Electronic Databases
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