Science

AccessScience (subscription ends March 31, 2014)

This database provides science news, fully illustrated articles, and biographies. Included is the online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.

American Journal of Science (e-magazine)

The Journal is devoted to geology and related sciences and publishes articles from around the world presenting results of major research from all earth sciences.

Britannica Guide to Statistics and Probability, The (e-book)

Introduces the historical and mathematical basis of statistics and probability as well as their application to everyday situations.

California Free Digital Text Book Initiative (e-book)

Offers free digital textbooks in math and science for students in grades 9-12.

Chemical Elements (e-book)

Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage of recently discovered elements 113 through 116 and 118.   

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography (e-book)

Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, Rev. ed. (e-book)

Provides information from numerous fields of knowledge relevant to the study of environmental issues, including biology, geology, anthropology, demographics, genetics, and engineering, and explains the interrelationships of these issues.

Encyclopedia of Time (e-book)

Surveys the major facts, concepts, theories, and speculations that infuse the present understanding of time. Explores the contributions of scientists, philosophers, theologians, and creative artists from ancient times to the present.

Endangered Species (e-book)

Included in this database is information on animals and plants chosen to represent the range of species facing endangerment.

Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders (e-book)

This database provides articles containing clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies. Please note: Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (e-book)

The Gale Virtual Reference Library is a selection of reference titles available online. Subjects covered include arts, history, religion and philosophy, social science, law, literature, science & technology, and more.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (e-book)

Written for students and general researchers, this encyclopedia disseminates knowledge of and love for animals through illustrated scientific articles. 

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource (e-book)

Animals are grouped by major classifications: sponges, corals, jellyfishes, segmented worms, crustaceans and mollusks, insects, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. This student edition includes an overview with photos and illustrations. 

Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution (e-book)

Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.

Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction (e-book)

This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science.

Mathematics Magazine (e-magazine)

Available from JSTOR, Mathematics Magazine offers lively, readable, and appealing exposition on a wide range of mathematical topics.

Nature (2009 - Present) (e-magazine)

Online version of the popular magazine Nature. Updated weekly the magazine provides peer-reviewed research and news in all fields of science and technology. 

New Book of Popular Science

An encyclopedia for students containing information about science and scientists that also includes science games, puzzles, and brain teasers.

North American Wildlife (e-book)

Covers more than 75 North American species from across the branches of the animal family. Provides recent information about changes in endangerment status and wildlife recovery programs, focusing on developments reported by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services.

Princeton Companion to Mathematics, The (e-book)

Presents entries written by the world's leading mathematicians. Introduces basic mathematical tools and vocabulary, traces the development of modern mathematics, explains essential terms and concepts, examines core ideas in major areas of mathematics, describes the achievements of scores of famous mathematicians, and explores the impact of mathematics on other disciplines such as biology, finance, and music.

Psychologists and their Theories for Students (e-book)

This database covers major psychological theories and discusses the people who developed them.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia Volume 1 through 10 (e-book)

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. 

Science Online

Presents a broad range of scientific and mathematical disciplines through definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

Scientific American (2009 - Present) (e-magazine)

Online version of the popular magazine Scientific American. Updated monthly, the magazine features articles by scientists -- many of who are Nobel Prize winners and top journalists in all fields of science and technology.

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