Science Citation Index
Comprehensive search tool that lets you do a cited reference search
Coverage in many areas of science. Polk subscribes to approx. 1700 full text journals from 2006 - present.
American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals
Search the full text of 30+ Chemistry journals.
- Chemistry Journals owned by Polk Library
Dictionary of Chemistry (Oxford Reference Online)
Searchable online full text version of the book.
A unique chemistry database of deeply excerpted compounds and related factual properties, reaction and synthesis information and more.
Periodic Table Live
Interactive Periodic Table with information about the elements, their reactions, their properties, their structures, and their histories.
Science Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans & Other Science Resources
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12
"The books that appear in these lists were selected as outstanding children's science trade books. They were selected by a book review panel appointed by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and assembled in cooperation with the Children's Book Council (CBC). NSTA and CBC have cooperated on this bibliographic project since 1973."
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) serves the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and diseases related to toxic substances
OSHA/EPA Occupational Chemical Database
This database compiles information from several government agencies and organizations.
Toxnet-Toxicology Data network
This site sponsored by the National Library of Medicine provides access to databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases in the environment.
New Books: Microbiology
- Microbial challenge : a public health perspective
- Amoeba in the room : lives of the microbes
- Lactic acid bacteria : biodiversity and taxonomy
For faculty & graduate student use only. Search CAS databases.