Natural Sciences

This page contains links to both subscribed resources available through the Archibald Library and recommended free resources.

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is the world's most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database. It contains a wide range of journal articles and other literature across virtually all academic disciplines.

E-books on EbscoHost (formerly NetLibrary)

This collection contains over 150,000 full-length e-books in virtually every academic discipline, with significant representation in history. The database allows for searching within the text of the books as well as title and subject searching.

Expanded Academic ASAP

Expanded Academic is a multi-disciplinary database of journal articles, with over 2,000 journals not represented in other library databases.

Recommended Free Databases and Internet Sources:

Google Books
Access part or all of hundreds of thousands of books from university library collections. Google books can also be a great way to search inside books held in the Archibald Library's print collection.

Google Scholar
Access scholarly literature in various forms including journal articles and conference papers.
Also track citations of specific works.

JURN
A directory of open access journals and journals providing free access to their online archives.