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Science

  • Academic OneFile (Gale)Full text multidisciplinary database. Subject coverage includes: physical and life sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities, business and management.

  • Academic search complete (EBSCOhost)Full text multidisciplinary database. Subject coverage includes: social sciences and humanities, philosophy, psychology, law, astronomy, engineering and technology, life, physical and environmental sciences, mathematics.
  • AccessScienceScience and technology encyclopaedia. Subject coverage includes: astronomy and physics, biological and health sciences, chemistry, computer science, materials science, mathematics and psychology. Number of concurrent users: 2
  • ACS publications Includes more than 30 full text journals published or co-published by the American Chemical Society.
  • Annual reviewsFull text authoritative reviews written by leading scientists. Swinburne library has access to all annual reviews.
  • ANSTI : Australian nuclear science & technology information (Informit).Database of scientific and technical material relating to the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology and economic and environmental aspects of non-nuclear energy. Produced by the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO). Includes some linked full text.
  • ASME digital collection.Full text journals, conference proceedings and ebooks published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Biology database (ProQuest)Full text database. Subject coverage: biological chemistry, biophysics, botany, cytology and histology, environmental studies, microbiology, microscopy and zoology.
  • BioMed Central Full text peer-reviewed journals covering biology, medicine and health.
  • Cambridge CoreFull text journals and ebooks published by Cambridge University Press covering a wide range of subject areas.
  • CHEMnetBASE: chemistry database onlineEbook database. Includes: Handbook of chemistry and physics, Combined chemical dictionary, Dictionary of natural products, Dictionary of organic compounds, Dictionary of drugs, Dictionary of inorganic and organometallic compounds, Dictionary of commonly cited compounds, Dictionary of marine natural products, Dictionary of food compounds, Dictionary of carbohydrates, Polymers: a property database, Properties of organic compounds.
  • CHERUB : Chemical engineering reference user bibliography (Informit)Archive database (1956-2012) of material on the design and operation of chemical plant and equipment, chemical process information, process control, environmental considerations and mineral processing.
  • DOAJ : directory of open access journals. Full text open access scholarly journals in all subject areas.
  • Ebook Central (ProQuest)Ebook database. Ebooks on a wide range of subjects from a wide range of publishers.
  • ebook Collection (EBSCOhost)Ebook database. Ebooks on a wide range of subjects from a wide range of publishers.
  • EBSCOhostA major database platform of over 40 databases. Subject coverage includes business and industry, management and marketing, social sciences and humanities, communication and mass media, news and current affairs, education, science and health, nursing, engineering, computing and technology, design, film and television. Includes full text. fig01
  • EVA : Environmental abstracts (Informit) Archive database (1987-2011) ofmaterial on the environment and related fields.
  • Expanded academic ASAP (Gale)Full text multidisiplinary database. Subject coverage includes: social sciences and business, arts and humanities, science, engineering and technology.
  • Gale databases Major database platform of nearly 30 databases. Subject coverage includes: business, arts and humanities, literary criticism, nursing and health, law, communications and mass media, education and science. Includes full text.
  • General OneFile (Gale) Full text multidisciplinary database. Subject coverage includes: business and economics, computers and technology, education, science and health, arts and humanities, politics and social sciences.
  • General science (Gale) Full text database covering all topics in science including particle physics and quantum theory, advanced mathematics and biotechnology.
  • GreenFILE (EBSCOhost) Full text database. Subject coverage: human impact on the environment, global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and environmental law.
  • Health & medical collection (Proquest)Full text database covering all aspects of health and medicine.
  • Health management database (ProQuest)Full text database covering all aspects of health administration including hospital management, insurance, law, statistics, personnel management, ethics, health economics, and public health administration.
  • InformitA major database platform of over 80 databases on Australian and Australasian topics. Subject coverage includes politics and economics, legal, social and cultural affairs, mass media, aboriginal issues, health, family, business, engineering, agriculture, flora and fauna and environmental science. Some databases include full text.
  • Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE JoVE publishes peer-reviewed scientific video protocols. Subject coverage: biology, chemistry, neuroscience, medicine, immunology and infection, engineering and bioengineering and behaviour. The website also includes four of the JoVE science education video collections: general laboratory techniques, basic methods in cellular and molecular biology, essentials of neuroscience and essentials of analytical chemistry.
  • JoVEJoVE publishes peer-reviewed scientific video protocols. Subject coverage: biology, chemistry, neuroscience, medicine, immunology and infection, engineering and bioengineering and behaviour. The website also includes four of the JoVE science education video collections: general laboratory techniques, basic methods in cellular and molecular biology, essentials of neuroscience and essentials of analytical chemistry.
  • Knovel Ebook database. Subject coverage: chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical, biomedical and general engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, materials science, earth and environmental science, aviation, food science, pharmaceuticals, oil, gas and power.
  • Nature Online Full text access to Nature Online, Scientific American and journals from Nature Publishing.
  • PLoS : Public Library of ScienceFull text journals in life sciences and medicine provided by the nonprofit organisation, Public Library of Science (PLOS).
  • ProQuest central A major database platform of over 35 databases. Subject coverage includes: humanities, social sciences, education, health and medicine, science and technology, business and management.
  • PubChemProvides information on the biological activities of small molecules. It includes substance information (more than 10 million records), compound structures (more than 5 million unique structures) and bioactivity data (more than 190 bioassays) in three searchable databases.
  • PubMED Major index of articles from the Medline database. Subject coverage: medicine, nursing and allied health, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the preclinical sciences, health administration, public health and bioengineering. Produced by the US National Library of Medicine. Includes linked full text.
  • Research Library (ProQuest)ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to more than 4,000 periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines.
  • Royal Society of Chemical journalsFull text journals published by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
  • Sage journalsFull text journals published by Sage Publications. Strong coverage of social sciences, humanities and health sciences. Also covers life and biomedical sciences, materials science and engineering.
  • Sage knowledgeEbook database of books published by Sage Publications. Subject coverage includes: social sciences and education, aged care and gerontology, anthropology, communication and media studies, criminology and criminal justice, economics, education, gender and sexuality studies, history, politics, psychology, social issues, social work and social policy, sociology, geography, earth and environmental sciences.
  • Science database (ProQuest)Full text database. Subject coverage includes: general and applied science, materials science, engineering, computing, physics and astronomy, chemistry, biology, earth sciences, telecommunications and transportation.
  • ScienceDirect (Elsevier)Full text journals and ebooks published by Elsevier. Subject coverage: life and health sciences, nursing, physical sciences and engineering, computer science, social sciences and humanities, psychology, business and management.Note: Accessible titles need to have a symbol of green key/ green notes. fig01
  • ScopusLeading database of peer-reviewed literature in life sciences, physical sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities. Features include citation analysis of authors, journals, institutions and subject areas. Includes content from the databases Compendex (engineering), Embase (biomedicine and pharmacology) and 100% Medline coverage. Includes linked full text.fig01
  • Springer linkFull text journals and ebooks published by Springer. Subject coverage: life sciences, chemistry, physics and astronomy, engineering, environmental and geosciences, computing, mathematics, medicine and economics.
  • Taylor & Francis ebooksEbook database. Includes all titles formerly included in CRCnetBASE. Subject coverage: engineering and technology, mathematics and statistics, chemistry, food science, computer science and information technology, physical, life, earth, environmental and health sciences, nursing and behavioural sciences.
  • Taylor & Francis Online Full text journals published by Taylor & Francis, Routledge, Psychology Press and Informa Healthcare. Subject coverage includes arts and humanities, psychology, social sciences, business and economics, health sciences, and all science disciplines. 
  • Telecommunications database (ProQuest)Full text database. Subject coverage: telecommunications, computer applications, information science and theory, radio and television, wireless communications.
  • Wiley online libraryProvides full text access to journals, reference works, books, and databases published by Wiley in all the science disciplines.