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How do I get the article?
In most of our databases, you'll see this button next to each reference: .
Clicking this button may open up the article automatically, or you will see options to get the article:
- Online, if available)
- In print (links to Roger)
- Via interlibrary loan (Request) if we don't have the article.
Databases for Finding Journal Articles
Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)
The ASFA database is a premier source for aquatic resources, covering over 7,000 journals, books, reports, & conference proceedings mainly from 1971 - to present, with some coverage back to the 1800s. This database is ideal for research in the areas of aquaculture, aquatic organisms, aquatic pollution, conservation, fisheries, marine biotechnology, oceanography, policy & legislation, and wildlife management.
BIOSIS Citation Index
BIOSIS coverage is from 1926 to present and includes around 6,000 journals, conference proceedings, books, & technical reports in all aspects of biological sciences. The BIOSIS Citation Index database is an excellent database for marine biology, biological oceanography, marine ecology, developmental biology, and molecular biology. It also covers some psychology topics. This is the preferred database to use over BIOSIS Previews because you can search for cited references.
The Zoological Record database has extensive coverage of zoology from 1864-present. Indexes over 4,500 journals, books, conference papers, & selected dissertations in zoology, and includes a very good subject vocabulary and helpful taxonomic hierarchies.
Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database
The Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database includes the renowned Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), Oceanic Abstracts, and the Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA) for climate sciences. It provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. The database includes specialized references and resources studying the critical issues affecting Earth’s air, land, and water environments. Coverage is from 1950 - present.
MarinLit is a database dedicated to marine natural products research, it was established in the 1970s and has evolved to contain unique searchable features and powerful dereplication tools. You can search by bibliographic information, taxonomy, location, chemical structure and physical property data. Provides comprehensive coverage of marine natural products in journal articles, including new and revised compounds, synthesis, ecology and biological activities. It is also text and structure searchable.
Web of Science
Covers over 6,000 journals in all subjects. Includes the popular "cited reference search" to identify papers which have cited a previously published work or author. Coverage goes back to 1900.
The UC San Diego Library's "Databases A-Z" listing is a comprehensive list of journal article (abstracting and indexing) databases, in all fields, available for your use.