Databases by Subject

Physics Research Guide

Physics

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AccessScience Access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology from Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Yes No more information
Annual Reviews Collection of critical reviews written by leading scientists in 40 disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics. Yes No more information
IOPScience
(Institute of Physics)
Full-text articles from 60+ IOP (Institute of Physics) titles. Also includes some journals published by Turpion. Partial No more information
Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
(Institute of Physics)
Covers the study of atoms, ions, molecules and clusters, and their structure and interactions with particles, photons or fields. Partial No more information
Science Online
(AAAS)
Full-text of the journal Science, 1997 – date. Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Partial No more information
ScienceDirect
(Elsevier)
ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world's world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. Drake University provides access to all of the book titles and a majority of the journal titles hosted on this platform, from 1995-present. Yes No more information
Springer eBooks, 2010-2018 Collections A collection of electronic books in a variety of subjects. Users have the option to order a personal print copy of ebooks owned by Drake (2010-2018 collections) for $24.99 (regardless of the actual book price). These "MyCopy" books are soft-cover b/w print copies that are mailed to the user’s address. Yes No more information
Web of Science A multidisciplinary research platform which searches a range of citation indexes and databases, covering over 33,000 of the worlds top journals. Partial No more information

Other Resources

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Academic Search Premier
(EBSCO)
Scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 6,000 full-text periodicals, including more than 2,800 peer-reviewed journals. Partial No more information
American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955
(EBSCO)
Searchable, open access database of dissertations from 1933-1955. Partial No more information
Artemis Primary Sources
(Gale)
Combines Gale primary source databases into one searchable environment. No No more information
ArticleFirst
(OCLC)
Index of articles from the contents pages of journals in business, science, humanities, social sciences, medicine, technology and popular culture. Partial No more information
Britannica Online Fully searchable version of this authoritative, general encyclopedia. It also includes the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Britannica Book of the Year. Yes No more information
CQ Press Researcher Online Looking for a "hot topic" on which to do a research paper? This database is a great place to start! It offers pros & cons, background information, and in-depth analysis on a variety of topics, issues, and controversies currently in the news. Yes No more information
Credo Reference Portal to over 500 highly regarded reference sources. Examples of sources covered include: Art, Business, Food & Beverage, History, Language, Law, Literature, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Science, Social Sciences, and Technology. Yes No more information
eScholarShare (Drake University) Scholarly repository of Drake University. Includes 1000+ electronic theses & dissertations. Yes No more information
Gale Virtual Reference Library A collection of reference works on the Arts, Business, Education, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Religion, and the Social Sciences. Yes Yes more information
General OneFile
(Gale)
Gale's largest general interest database of articles from general, specialized, and professional newspapers and periodicals, many with full text and images. Yes Yes more information
Journal Citation Reports Measures research influence and impact at the journal and category levels by showing the relationship between citing and cited journals available in the Web of Science. (Essential Science Indicators is another similar database for exploring scholarly metrics.) Yes No more information
JSTOR More than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources Yes No more information
Marquis Who's Who in America Biographical information from various "Who's Who" series. Yes No more information
Nature International science journal that publishes peer-reviewed original research, review articles, reports, and commentaries on the latest happenings in the sciences. Note: Cowles Library subscribes to Nature and Nature Neuroscience. Yes No more information
Nature: News@Nature Science journalism in the news. Partial No more information
New York Times New York Times access 1851-present. Direct access to virtually all NY Times content from that time period. Requires a separate, one-time registration. For details, visit http://researchguides.drake.edu/nyt No No more information
Oxford Reference Online Access to dictionaries & reference works in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Limit of 5 simultaneous users. Yes No more information
Periodicals Archive Online
(ProQuest)
Archive of backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences, spanning more than two centuries of content, 37 key subject areas, and multiple languages. Yes No more information
Project Muse Full-text of scholarly journals published by Johns Hopkins University and other university presses. Yes Yes more information
RefWorks [Old Version] Bibliographic and citation tool for Drake students and faculty No No more information
SciFinder Scholar Scientific information in journal and patent literature - you must create a user account (see more information) No No more information
Springer Journals Full text access (1997-present) to most journals available through Springer. Yes No more information
Very Short Introductions
(Oxford)
Concise introductions to a wide range of subjects. Yes No more information
Web of Science Core Collection This subset of Web of Science indexes primary journals and article citations in several databases spanning a wide range of disciplines. Partial No more information
WorldCat
(OCLC)
WorldCat is a catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide. No No more information
WorldCat Dissertations
(OCLC)
Bibliographic database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat No No more information