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This LibGuide will give you an introduction to literature resources you can use during your senior seminar course.
Caroline Gilson, the science librarian, is happy to meet for a research consultation, and it may be best to set up an appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting Points for Research
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
Articles (or article summaries) from scholarly journals, newspapers and popular magazines covering most academic disciplines. Some as far back as early 1900's, but mostly since about 1970. Free to all Indiana residents via INSPIRE.in.gov
Annual Reviews This link opens in a new window
Literature reviews in biomedical sciences, physical sciences and social sciences.
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Journal article archive, covering humanities, social sciences and science. Begins with vol. 1, issue 1, 1800's, or even earlier (most titles exclude the most recent 3-5 years; some titles have current issue access).
Science Direct College Editions This link opens in a new window
Includes some 1,600 full-text Elsevier journals in four collections: Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Social Sciences & Humanities. Full-text coverage starts in 1995 or later (depending on journal) and continues to the present.
SciFinder-n This link opens in a new window
SciFinder-n is the most comprehensive database for the chemical literature, searchable by topic, author, substances by name or CAS Registry Number, OR use the editor to draw chemical structures, substructures, or reactions. SciFinder-n is the new version of SciFinder.
If you already have a SciFinder account, you will be able to log in to SciFinder-n via the new platform and do not need to set up a new account. If you are new to SciFinder-n, please contact Caroline Gilson (email@example.com) for Registration information. You MUST use an email address that ends with "depauw.edu"
Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) This link opens in a new window
PROLA is the American Physical Society's online archive for Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, and Physical Review A-E. It contains all APS journal articles published from 1893-2006. Each January, another year is added to the archive. Searching and browsing abstracts are free.
Institute of Physics (IOP) Historic Archive This link opens in a new window
Search for citations to publications from 1874-2013. Also includes FT online access to Physics Education.
Sample Articles | Searching Tips from Caroline