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Offering a wealth of information for practitioners, faculty, students, and librarians alike, the PsycCRITIQUES® database extends beyond typical book reviews by covering relevant films and videos. With new reviews added each week, PsycCRITIQUES provides analysis and insights to help in collection development, research, classroom activities, and practice.


PsychiatryOnline is a website that features the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5) and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of a collection of psychiatric references. This resource also includes books, journals, medication information handouts for patients, clinical and research news, self-assessment tools, and previous editions of the DSM.


PubAg is the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Agricultural Library's (NAL) search system for agricultural information. PubAg contains full-text articles relevant to the agricultural sciences, along with citations to peer-reviewed journal articles with links to publisher sites and elsewhere for full-text access. PubAg covers all of the core topics of the agricultural sciences including nutrition, food safety, food quality, animal and crop production and protection, natural resources, sustainable agricultural systems, rural development, agricultural economic and policy issues, agricultural imports and exports, agricultural statistics, extramural research, and Extension education.


PubChem is the world's largest collection of freely accessible chemical information. Search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers. Find chemical and physical properties, biological activities, safety and toxicity information, patents, literature citations and more.

PubMed / a service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Identifies articles from journals in all areas of medicine and the health sciences as well as articles from related life sciences journals.

PubMed central : an archive of life science journals.

"The U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of life sciences journal literature. Access to the full text of articles in PMC is free, except where a journal requires a subscription for access to recent articles."

R2 digital library.

A digital platform for offering ebooks from a variety of publishers.

RAND reports and bookstore

Explore more than 20,000 RAND publications, most of which are available as free eBook downloads, dating back to 1946. Other RAND resources are available for purchase through the bookstore.

Retraction watch.

"Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process."


Sciwheel works to transform the way science is communicated, by providing innovative solutions to rethink how research is shared, used and reused. It is a platform for scientists to collect, write and discuss scientific literature. It includes citation tools, collaborative editing tools, and provides APIs for annotating web articles of interest.


Identifies scientific, technical, medical, and social sciences literature from peer-reviewed journals. Searchable by topic or by citation, allowing one to identify articles that cite a particular article or author.


DNA sequencing software.


Provides a fast and easy way to plan, visualize, and document molecular biology procedures, including cloning and PCR manipulations.

Social sciences citation index.

Identifies articles from social science-related scholarly journals. Searchable by topic or by citation, allowing one to identify articles that cite a particular article or author.

Springer Nature experiments.

A tool to help researchers discover the most relevant protocols and methods. It brings together content from SpringerProtocols, Nature Methods, Nature Protocols and Protocol Exchange.


A collection of authoritative medical reference books.

Substance use screening & assessment instruments database.

Intended to help clinicians and researchers find instruments used for screening and assessment of substance use and substance use disorders.

Toxics release inventory (TRI) program.


Knowledge-base of published data on eukaryotic transcription factors and miRNAs, their experimentally-proven binding sites, and regulated genes.

TRIP database.

TRIP (Turning Research into Practice) provides access to high-quality research evidence to support clinical practice decisions. Images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses, and news are also searchable.

UpToDate online.

Up-to-date clinical topic reviews written by experts, including references to the literature.


Online board review for the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE). Requires users to register for an account.

Vector NTI advance.

An easy-to-use console with explanations and links to all the key functions for sequence analysis and data management.

Web of science.

Identifies articles from scholarly journals in all disciplines. Searchable by topic or by citation, allowing one to identify articles that cite a particular article or author.


A globally comprehensive database of books, journals, and other items from all subject areas in libraries worldwide.

Zoological record.

Zoological Record is the world's oldest continuing database of animal biology. It is considered the world's leading taxonomic reference, and with coverage back to 1864, has long acted as the world's unofficial register of animal names.