Articles & Databases : Biology

Academic Search Premier [EBSCO]
This database covers many subjects and provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including nearly 3,900 academic (peer-reviewed) titles.

Access Science
An online encyclopedia of science and technology.

Biology Journals [ProQuest]
Abstracts and full-text articles from journals in the biological sciences.

Films on Demand
Topics include Humanities and Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Science and Mathematics and Health and Medicine.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Title included in this database:World of Microbiology and Immunology

General OneFile [Gale]
A one-stop source for popular, scholarly, and trade publications in all formats: newspaper, magazine, journal, and newsletter, etc.

Google Scholar
Google Scholar searches specifically for scholarly literature - peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, etc. Some of the search results are available in full-text but many display only links to pay-for-document delivery services. In many cases you may have access to the complete documents through the CSM library. When using Google Scholar on your own computer, make sure that "Library Links" in Scholar Preferences are set to "College of San Mateo - Full-Text @ CSM".

GreenFILE [EBSCO]
Information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment such as global warming, green building, sustainable agriculture, and more. Includes academic, government and general-interest articles.

Highwire Press
A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press hosts a large repository of peer-reviewed content, much of it available for free. Free content is clearly marked in search results. Also, a listing of their free titles can be found here.

JSTOR New!
JSTOR provides a full text archive of articles from scholarly journals in many disciplines (Art, Business, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences and more).

MasterFILE Premier [EBSCO]
A database containing full text articles of general interest to the public. Includes reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection with photos, maps, and flags.

ProQuest Research Library New!
ProQuest Research Library's 3500 full text periodicals - scholarly, trade and popular – cover subjects from business and political science to literature and psychology.

Salem Health
Information on medical topics such as diseases, treatments, procedures, anatomy, biology, genetics, psychology, and alternative medicines. Includes photos, illustrations, and graphs.

Science in Context [Gale]
Science in Context provides detailed coverage of popular subjects from earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history. Sources include Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute and Macmillan Science Library.