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General Science: Articles & Databases

What is a Database?

Library databases are online catalogs that contain information about journal, magazine and newspaper articles.

They provide:

  • Citation information for each article (who wrote it, where it was published, etc.)
  • An abstract (a summary of the article)
  • The full text of the article (in some cases)

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Find Full-Text Articles

Full text of an article not available? Click the "Find fulltext" Full text icon image button in the database.

This link allows you to:

  • Link to the article in other databases
  • Find a hardcopy at SJC or nearby libraries

To request an item from another library, click:

Locate a Journal

To locate periodicals (magazine, newspapers, journals) search by title (ex. New York Times) or keyword (ex. biology) below.


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Gale Science Databases

Background Information

Start your reseach by locating background information in these databases.

Article Databases

These databases are relevant to locating articles relating to Science

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Using Keywords & Boolean Logic

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Nature Magazine

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Discover Magazine

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