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Kay Databases for BioEngineering Topics
Covers over 5,500 journals in the biomedical and health sciences and years covered are generally 1946 - present.. Search using keywords, be as specific as possible. For searching tips, see the Search Tips tab
1884-present. Articles from over 5,000 journals, conferences, technical reports and other materials related to the engineering and technical literature.
1898-present. Indexes articles in physics, geophysics, astronomy, computers, information technology, electronics, control, electrical, biomedical & ocean engineering, acoustics. Also indexes conference proceedings & IEEE standards.
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.
Encyclopedias & Books
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Access Science: Encyclopedia of Science & Technology Online
Full access over, 8,500 articles and hundreds of research updates in all areas of science and technology updated daily.
Search/browse 2000+ science and engineering encyclopedias, handbooks, texts, and databases. Advanced features include numerical range searching and interactive graphs and tables. Excellent resource for chemical & physical property data.
Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
Good for finding overview chapters on biomaterials or bioengineering technologies.
Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences
Encyclopedia covering topics on nanomaterials & applications in the biological & medical sciences, including nanodevices, diagnostics, pharaceuticals; biosensors; cancer diagnosis/therapy; toxicity/environmental issues; tissue, cell & organ engineering.
Encyclopedia of LifeSciences
Short articles on a variety of life science topics.
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