Resources in Math and Sciences

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Math and Sciences Resources


On the shelf
  McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology
(Ref Q121 M3) 20 vol.
    Macmillan Encyclopedia of Chemistry (Ref QD4 M33) 4 vol.
    Macmillan Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences (Ref QE5 E5137) 2 vol.
    Biology (an encyclopedia) (Ref QH307.2 B556) 4 vol.
    Grzmek's Animal Encyclopedia (Ref QL9 G7813) 17 vol.
    Endangered Species (Ref QL83 N35) 3 vol.
* Biology Browser
Information in the life sciences, including the Nomenclature Glossary for Zoology and the Zoological Record Thesaurus
    Credo Reference - Offers many good science reference sources
Journal Article Indexes
    Academic Search Complete
This index is a general coverage index but includes a great many scientific journals. Many articles are available in full-text, but for those that are not, interlibrary loan can be requested
    ACS Journal Search
Full-text of articles in all American Chemical Society journals including the Journal of Chemical Education.
Covers about 15,000 journals in all disciplines. No full-text

This is an index of sources focusing on human effects on the environment; including climate change, pollution, energy, sustainability, green building, regulation, law and treaties, etc. Some full-text
    DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals
Scholarly - includes many scientific journals - this index is worth a look! Full-text of 310 journals total
    National Library of Agriculture (AGRICOLA)
Search books or journal articles in plant & food science, environment, agriculture.No full-text
    Public Library of Science - Biology
Relatively new online biology journal so limited content

Search engine which filters for scholarly and scientific information

    ...more indexes
Alphabetical list of all current journals at Colman Library. Current issues are on the main floor; issues older than 6 months will be found on the lower floor.
If you're browsing the shelves, most books in the sciences have call numbers beginning with Q: in chemistry, QD; in mathematics, QA; in physics, QC; in biology, QH.
Books at Colman Library
Locate books available elsewhere and request via interlibrary loan
Internet Resources
    American Chemical Society
    Periodic Table
Includes properties, uses, safety data, etc. for each element.
    LII Chemistry Links
Science search engine - locate scientific information on Web sites.
    Tree of Life
A collection of materials documenting the diversity of the world's organisms
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