Natural Sciences

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Gale Ebooks

Variety of reference books covering arts, biography, business, education, environment, general reference, history, information & publishing, law, library science, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nation & world, religion, science, social science, and technology.


Articles in the physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences, and humanities.


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Birds of the World

Birds of the World feature 10,721 species accounts from Cornell University’s Macaulay Library.


Information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.


IOPScience is the Institute of Physics online service for scientific, technical, and medical journal content.

The National Academies Press

Reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Includes ebooks on a wide range of topics in science.


Research in all fields of science and technology (1997-present).

PLOS Biology

Open-access medical journal from the Public Library of Science (PLOS) (2004-present).

Science In Context

Articles from national and global publications as well as experiments and projects.

Science magazine

Scientific research, global news, and commentary. Includes ScienceNOW, a collection of daily news briefs (1997-present).

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JoVe General Laboratory Techniques

Video modules demonstrating how to use standard pieces of laboratory equipment essential in many experiments, as well as how to perform basic laboratory functions.