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NASA-funded project whose main resource is an Abstract Service, which includes three sets of abstracts: 1) astronomy and astrophysics, containing approximately 330,000 abstracts; 2) instrumentation, containing approximately 460,000 abstracts; and 3) physics and geophysics, containing approximately 220,000 abstracts. In addition to the Abstract Service, the ADS provides pointers to astronomical data catalogs and data archives, making data collected by NASA space missions available.
1991 - present. Unlimited users. Skip to astro-ph.
Created by Paul Ginsparg at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico and launched in 1991, arXiv.org (formerly xxx.lanl.gov) is a fully automated electronic archive and distribution server for research papers. Areas covered include physics and related disciplines, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, computational linguistics, and neuroscience.
Web portal for easy public access to the peer-reviewed papers resulting from NASA-funded research held in PubMed Central (PMC). PMC is a full-text, online archive of journal literature operated by the National Library of Medicine.
Updated weekly. Indexes the research literature of physics; electrical engineering and electronics; & computers and control. Offers over 15 million records and strong international coverage. The archive portion, which was formerly separate, is now integrated with the current file.
Updated weekly. Covers more than 12,000 journals in all subject areas. Also includes citations to conference proceedings. Choose Search in order to search the database by topic, author journal or address. This search includes articles, reports, books and book reviews and may be searched by keyword (topic searching), author (person searching), institution, or geographical area. Choose Cited Reference Search to search for articles that cite an author or work. This search includes the list of references at the end of articles and will allow you to search by the cited author, cited work, cited year or a combination of the three. Choose Advanced Search to combine aspects of the other two searches. The default selection for searching is for all the citation databases and for all years of coverage; both selections can be changed from the main search screen at the time that you select your search.
The Web of Science platform currently provides temporary access to several databases that are not part of the Core Collection, including Biosis Citation Index, Data Citation Index, and Zoological Record
A general database with wide coverage of academic and popular literature, such as newspapers, magazines, etc. Good for discovering opinion pieces or journalism sources that might discuss the impact of astronomy on society. This includes the last 15 years of Scientific American, past 20 years of New Scientist, and ~30 years of Astronomy magazine, among other popular science magazines.
Updated daily. A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database, with more than 5,300 full text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
Features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 journals.
Updated continually. Nexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis®—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an interface that offers discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
Effective January 1, 2018, Nexis Uni™ replaces LexisNexis Academic.