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Primary Biomedical Research Databases & Article Indexes

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BIOSIS Previews (1993-2012)
The world's most comprehensive reference database in the life sciences. It covers original research reports and reviews in biological and biomedical areas. Coverage includes traditional areas of biolo...   [more]
Holdings: 1993-

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DrugBank
Also Known as: Drug Bank
The DrugBank database is a unique bioinformatics and cheminformatics resource that combines detailed drug (i.e. chemical, pharmacological and pharmaceutical) data with comprehensive drug target (i.e. ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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EMBASE
EMBASE provides current and comprehensive information on drugs and pharmacology, and all other aspects of human medicine and related disciplines. The database covers over 2,000 biomedical titles not...   [more]
Holdings: Embase, the Excerpta Medica database from Elsevier, 1974 to present. Embase Classic (Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals backfile), 1947-1973. Medline, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine inclu
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    Tutorial Videos
    Tutorial Guides

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ExPASy Molecular Biology Server
The ExPASy (Expert Protein Analysis System) proteomics server of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB) is dedicated to the analysis of protein sequences and structures as well as 2-D PAGE ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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HuGE Navigator
Provides access to a continuously updated knowledge base in human genome epidemiology, including information on population prevalence of genetic variants, gene-disease associations, gene-gene and gene...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Incites Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
Also Known as: ISI JCR
Journal Citation Reports provides journal comparison by accumulating and tabulating citation and article counts. It includes the JCR Science edition,and the JCR Social Sciences edition...   [more]

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MEDLINE (complete file)
The premier database for bibliographic coverage of biomedical literature. MEDLINE encompasses information from Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index, as well as ot...   [more]
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    Pre-MEDLINE
    MEDLINE (latest years)

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NCBI - National Center for Biotechnology
Established in 1988 as a national resource for molecular biology information, NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for a...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
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    NCBI Training and Tutorials Information

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PubMed Plus (Penn Only)
Also Known as: PubMed Medline Pub Med
- from PubMed Central
PubMed is the public access version to Medline, the premier database for biomedical literature. PubMedPlus is an enhanced version with links to full-text journals that the Penn Library subscribes to....   [more]
Holdings: 1950 to the present. Updated daily.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    PubMed Help
    PubMed Tutorial
    
    new Pubmed effective Spring 2020
    PubMed Plus for Handhelds

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Reaxys
Reaxys is one of the largest handbooks of substances, their properties, and their reactions, combining data from three sources, the Beilstein Handbook of Organic Chemistry, the Gmelin Handbook of Inor...   [more]
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SciFinder (Chemical Abstracts)
Also Known as: Chemical Abstracts
Chemical information: bibliographic, compound and reaction information. Accessed via a Mac or Windows client (SciFinder Scholar) which can be downloaded to any campus workstation. The database can on...   [more]
Holdings: 1907-present. Abstracts updated daily; compound registry and indexing updated weekly
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    SciFinder Scholar Resources from the CAS Learning Center

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Scopus
Indexes most peer reviewed journals in science, technology, and medicine, and many in the social sciences, arts, and humanities. Scopus also includes a number of trade publications and conference pap...   [more]
Holdings: 1823-present, although most records are from 1996 or later.
Supplemental URLs
    Mobile Site
    Scopus Tutorials
    Scopus support center
    Scopus tutorials

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Web of Science
Also Known as: ISI Citation Indexes, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, SSCI, SCI, AHCI, ISI, WOK, Web of Knowledge
Indexes journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Allows for cited reference searching. Includes Science Citation Index, the Social Science Citation Index[more]
Holdings: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)--1945-present, Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)--1956-present, Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)--1975-present. Updated weekly.
Supplemental URLs
    Web of Science Tutorials
    Cited Reference Searching Tutorial

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Important Biomedical Research Databases & Article Indexes

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OBRC: Online Bioinformatics Resources Collection
The Online Bioinformatics Resources Collection (OBRC) contains annotations and links for 2457 bioinformatics databases and software tools. Find molecular databases & software tools with a combined sea...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Peerj and Peerj Computer Science Institutional Plan
The Penn Libraries have established an institutional membership with PeerJ, and will pay the cost of a basic membership for each Penn author (identified via their use of an email address in the @upenn...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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