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How to Find Articles
In order to find full-text peer-reviewed articles, first go to the LWLC homepage: (www.lib.alasu.edu) and select "Databases by Subject" in the blue box on the lower left hand portion of the library's homepage. Next, select the subject you're wanting to research such as "Math/Science and Technology Databases." Finally, a new page will open with a list of science databases relevant to forensic science-related topics.
Brief Video on Accessing Science Databases at the LWLC
Alt HealthWatch This link opens in a new window
Alt HealthWatch provides coverage of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness through a full text database of articles from more than 140 international and often peer-reviewed journals. The majority of the articles are available in searchable PDF or scanned-in-color.
Academic OneFile This link opens in a new window
Academic OneFile offers extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects
BMC This link opens in a new window
BioMed Central, now BMC, is an open-access journals publisher for biomedicine, physical sciences, mathematics and engineering.
NCBI Bookshelf This link opens in a new window
Freely-accessible books and documents published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Linscott’s Directory of Immunological and Biological Reagents This link opens in a new window
Search for antibody suppliers for thousands of specific antibodies and other immunological and biological reagents such as ELISA assay kits, cytokines, enzymes, recombinant proteins, siRNAs, tissues, organs, and custom antibody services.
LocatorPlus Catalog This link opens in a new window
U.S. National Library of Medicine's online catalog, and includes over 800,000 catalog records for books, audiovisuals, journals, computer files, and other materials in the Library's collections.
Medline Plus This link opens in a new window
U.S. National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer health information, and includes over 500 health topics and a guide to more than 9,000 prescription and over-the-counter medications.
NLM Products and Services (formerly NLM Gateway) This link opens in a new window
Lists of National Library of Medicine (NLM) databases, resources, and APIs (Advanced Programming Interface).
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global This link opens in a new window
Contains citations for dissertations starting with 1861, abstracts for dissertations from 1980, abstracts for master's theses from 1988, and full-text access to dissertations (via PDF) from 1997 to the present. Previously named Digital Dissertations.
Public Library of Science This link opens in a new window
Freely-accessible peer-reviewed scientific information.
GreenFile This link opens in a new window
A specialized database indexing more than 600 titles, including scholarly and general interest titles along with government documents and reports. It focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment, drawing from such disciplines as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology.
Science.gov This link opens in a new window
Science information provided by U.S. government agencies, including research and development results.
OSTI,gov This link opens in a new window
Science, technology, and engineering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Oxford Reference Premium This link opens in a new window
Collection of 100+ dictionaries, encyclopedias, and companion books published by Oxford University Press. (AVL)
Oxford Academic Books This link opens in a new window
Cross-searchable library containing the full text and abstracts of classic and newly published Oxford books in the areas of biology; business and management; economics and finance; history; law; linguistics; literature; mathematics; music; philosophy; political science; public health and epidemiology; social work. Oxford Scholarship Online is an accessible resource within Oxford Academic.
E-Statement Studies This link opens in a new window
Part of RMA University, the eStatement Studies tab accesses industry norms by year, asset range and region with information from composites averaged and aggregated from financial statements’ raw data. Content via Credit Risk and Enterprise Risk tabs are not accessible.
Environmental Studies Collection This link opens in a new window
Formerly known as GREENR. Offers content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues on the environment, sustainability among other topics.
Vocational & Career Collection This link opens in a new window
Full text for over 350 vocational and general periodicals. (AVL)
Occupational Outlook Handbook Online This link opens in a new window
Most current edition of this career information and work conditions resource.