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  • Environment Complete More Info
    Includes journals in all areas of environmental science, law, policy, etc.
  • Science Direct More Info
    Coverage in many areas of science. Polk subscribes to approx. 1700 full text journals from 2006 - present.
  • GreenFile More Info
    Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment
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  • BioOne More Info
    Full text of 70+ journals in bioscience areas.
  • Toxline More Info
    Abstracts in the field of toxicology (includes pesticides, mutagens and teratogens).
  • Science Citation Index More Info
    Comprehensive search tool that lets you do a cited reference search.
  • Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide More Info
    World's largest index to literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians.
  • GEOBASE More Info
    A multidisciplinary database of indexed research literature on the earth sciences including environmental studies.
  • Nature Online More Info
    Online access to the monthly and weekly issues of Nature magazine.
  • Science Magazine Online More Info
    Full text access to current and some archival issues.
  • JSTOR More Info Tutorials Available
    On the search screen, click on Ecology and/or Botany to search a number of full text journals in those fields.
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  • Academic Search Complete More Info
    Gain access to information from a wide range of academic areas including business, social sciences, humanities, general academic, general science, and education. The upgrade from Academic Search Elite to Academic Search Complete has been partially funded in 2007-08 by the UW Oshkosh Student Technology Fund.
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    Resource Type Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
    Multi-topic tool with full text for nearly 4,500 journals including 3,700+ peer-reviewed journals.
  • Masterfile Premier More Info
    Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 3,100 periodicals, plus searchable full text for more than 1,500 active periodicals. Subjects covered include general reference, business, health, multicultural and more. Total coverage includes over 4 million articles.
    Full Text Available
    Resource Type Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
    Multi-topic tool includes full text of popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, and more.
  • Lexis Nexis Academic Universe More Info
    Academic Universe provides access to nearly 5,000 publications on a wide range of topics: news, business, legal, and reference information. In Business, it includes company financials, SEC Filings and reports, directories, accounting journals & more.
    Full Text Available
    Resource Type Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Resources
    Full-text news & newspapers, business, legal, medical, and reference information.
  • Credo Reference More Info
    Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.
    Full Text Available
    Resource Type Reference & Background Resources
    Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.
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