Biological Abstracts is a database which includes abstracts from peer-reviewed academic journal articles in the fields of biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, pre-clinical and experimental medicine, pharmacology, zoology, agriculture, and veterinary medicine published since 1969.
Use this special URL to have your PubMed results linked to LMU's full text journals. PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
See also: MEDLINE, via ISI Web of Knowledge.
Web of Science consists of three citation databases containing information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals, books, book series, reports, conferences, and more. These databases contain the references cited by the authors of the articles. You can use these references to do cited reference searching. (This type of search allows you to find articles that cite a previously published work.) Web of Science includes Social Sciences Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
Best Bets for Multidisciplinary / General Research
The databases listed below are excellent places to search for scholarly sources on topics that span multiple disciplines:
OneSearch+ is a single search box that allows researchers to look for books, articles, primary and secondary resources and relevant collections at the same time. It does this by accessing an index of a majority (but not all of) the library's collections and holdings.