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Science Research: Additional Web Resources

Learn more about using our library's resources in your science research.

Specialized Science Links

The library offers a LibGuide dedicated to identifying good, reputable content on the web. These science links have been recommended by faculty members.







Web Resources

There are a number of resources available on the internet which will be useful to you in our research. Some notable ones are:

Public Library of Science (PLoS) - The Public Library of Science contains a variety of open access journals on many different science topics.

National Library of Medicine - The National Library of Medicine is the largest medical library in the world. It's operated by the U.S. federal government. - A gateway to government science information provided by U.S. Government science agencies, including research and development results. (Description from the website)

Who CaresWho Cares: Sources of Information About Health Care Products and Services helps older consumers and their family, caregivers, and friends find reliable sources of information on a variety of health topics important to them.  This is a link to a PDF book!


SciTech Connect allows researchers to find and, in many cases, immediately access the results of studies funded by the US Department of Energy (DOE).  SciTech Connect consolidates the contents of OSTI's Information Bridge and Energy Citations Database.

BEN (BioSciEdNet): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences - Welcome to the BEN portal, the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Pathway for biological sciences education. The BEN Portal provides access to education resources from BEN Collaborators and is managed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Over 19,290 reviewed resources covering 77 biological sciences topics are available. BEN resources can help you engage student interest, shorten lesson preparation time, provide concept updates, and develop curricula that are in line with national standards for content, use of animals and humans, and student safety.

Additional Nursing Resources

UCTV: University of California Television


The UCTV site contains media from the University of California and affiliates.  The focus has been teaching, research, and public service.
The main subject categories are:

Also included are lists by series and by campus.

National Library of Medicine

National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection, and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. In addition, the Library coordinates a 6,000-member National Network of Libraries of Medicine that promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the United States.

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