Research Database: General Reference

  • Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus

    Dictionary and thesaurus with links to Encyclopaedia Britannica and full-text

  • NetLibrary

    Thousands of  ebooks available for check ou t

  • New York Times

    Full text 1980+

  • Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

    The OED is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is a  guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.

  • Prokaryotes (an evolving e-resource for microbiologists)

    3rd ed. c1991-2006  Information provider: Springer Online only 3rd version of print resource; updated in regularly scheduled releases. Volume 1

  • Science Citation Index (Web of Science)

    1965+ Science Citation Index with cited reference searching which tracks articles that have cited a specific work by an author.

  • Science Direct

    Single search interface to > 2,500 journals, books & reference works in life, physical, medical, technical and social sciences.  

  • Vadlo

    Vadlo is an academic, open-access, free search engine created to locate biology research information by searching across specific categories such as protocols, online tools, seminars/powerpoint & databases.

  • WorldCat

    2100 BC+  WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 library worldwide.

  • WorldWideScience.Org

    A global science gateway connecting you to national and international scientific databases. accelerates scientific discovery and progress by providing one-stop searching