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BioMed Central This link opens in a new window
Peer reviewed, open-access scientific, technical, and biomedical publications on biomedicine, mathematics, engineering, and the physical sciences.
BioOne This link opens in a new window
A full-text collection of select peer-reviewed scholarly journals in biology, ecology, and environmental sciences.
GreenFILE This link opens in a new window
Scholarly and general interest titles connecting environmental research with disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition This link opens in a new window
Scholarly coverage of medical topics. Includes AHFS Consumer Medication Information on drug patient education. Some full-text.
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Multidisciplinary full-text academic journals, books, and primary sources (usually excludes the past 2-5 years).
PLOS (Public Library of Science) This link opens in a new window
Peer-reviewed articles in Biology, Medicine, Genetics, and other disciplines are freely available.
ProQuest One Academic This link opens in a new window
Extensive collection of journals, ebooks, dissertations, news, video and primary sources from 1970 to the present. Includes ProQuest Central, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, Academic Complete, and Academic Video Online.
ScienceDirect This link opens in a new window
Full-text journal articles and book chapters on topics including the physical and health sciences, math, computer science, and some social sciences.
NOTE: to download full text articles from ScienceDirect, first create an account using your Wartburg email address.
ScienceDirect (Requesting Articles)
How to request an article through ScienceDirect:
To download full text articles from Science Direct:
- Create an account by clicking on the "Register" link at the top of the page.
- Once registered, you can download the full text of an article in one of two ways:
- For free full text articles, simply click the "Download PDF" link.
- For other articles, click the "Get Access" link.
Click on the "Request Document" link above the article.
Fill out the form and submit.
We will respond within 2 business days.
If you encounter any issues during your search or within the requesting process, please contact the library front desk (319-352-8500; firstname.lastname@example.org).
Websites & Search Engines
Encyclopedia of Life
free, online collaborative encyclopedia intended to document all of the 1.9 million living species known to science. It is compiled from existing databases and from contributions by experts and non-experts throughout the world.
The Cell Image Library
A freely accessible, easy-to-search, public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations of cells from a variety of organisms, showcasing cell architecture, intracellular functionalities, and both normal and abnormal processes
Google Scholar This link opens in a new window
Search across disciplines and sources to locate articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities, and other web sites.
Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Provides authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.
National Library of Medicine
World's largest medical library with more than seven million books, journals, technical reports, manuscripts, microfilms, photographs, and images on medicine and related sciences, including some of the world's oldest and rarest works.
National Science Foundation
US government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering
NOAA Habitat Conservation
The NOAA Fisheries Office of Habitat Conservation protects, restores, and promotes stewardship of coastal and marine habitat to support our nation's fisheries for future generations. Their website documents their efforts, and is rich with information on these areas.
Searches over 300 free, authoritative science and technology collections
A collection of materials on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. It houses over 2.5 million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world.
ICUN Red List of Threatened Species This link opens in a new window
Taxonomic, conservation status and distribution information on plants, fungi and animals that have been globally evaluated to determine the relative risk of extinction.
PubMed Central This link opens in a new window
Free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature from the National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
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