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MAR 210: Library resources in the Marine Sciences: Online Databases for Marine Sciences

This course guide is designed for the students in Dr. Ryan's MAR 210, Sophomore Seminar Class

Online Database for Marine Science

Online Databases for Marine Science


Full Text (articles attached) resources:

  • Science Direct 
    • Journals, and ebooks from Elsevier Scientific Publishing.
    • Most are in full-text.
  • GreenFile
    • Ecology and Environmental Sciences database
    • Full-text database
    • Can be searched along with BioAbstracs
  • BioOne 
    • 100% full text.
    • Journals from scientific associations and non-commercial publishers.
    • Focus on biological, ecological and environmental sciences.
    • Especially good for research in entomology, ornithology, and herpetology.

Citation databases (more titles, less full-text):

Other databases to consider:

  • JSTOR 
    • Use Advanced Search. under the search box on the homepage.
    • Select from 234 Biological Sciences journals, most of which are in full-text.
    • On the homepage, scroll down and select the disciplines you need to search and add other filters before you do your search
  • Agricola 
    • U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library.
    • Very broad definition of "Agriculture"
    • Excellent source for U.S. government-sponsored information 
    • The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, etc.
  • Dissertations and Theses - Doctoral dissertations and Masters Theses from US schools dating back to late 1800's.

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