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Articles & Databases: Oceanography

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For additional oceanography resources see Oceanography Research Guide.

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Highly Recommended

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Oceanic Abstracts Indexes journal articles and other literature on all aspects of marine and estuarine environments. More Details... 1981 to present
Geobase/Oceanographic Literature Review Indexes journal articles and other literature in all fields of oceanography including science, mathematics and methods as well as policy, laws, economics and resource management. More Details... 1980 to present
Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management Indexes journal articles and other literature covering environmental science and pollution, including biotechnology, bacteriology, ecology, and applied microbiology. More Details... 1981 to present
Avano This database harvests marine and aquatic sciences fulltext resources found in open access archives and other resources on the Internet Date varies

Also Recommended - Biological Oceanography

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BIOSIS Previews Indexes journal papers and conference papers covering field, laboratory, clinical, experimental and theoretical studies in all fields of biology. More Details... 1969 to present
Fish, Fisheries & Aquatic Biodiversity Worldwide Index to scientific and management literature on all facets of ichthyology, fisheries, aquaculture and aquatic biology published in journals, conference proceedings, theses, dissertations and other publications. More Details... 1955 to present
Zoological Record Comprehensive index to literature on the natural biology of animals. More Details... 1978 to 2005

Also Recommended - Physical Oceanography

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GeoRef Indexes journal articles, maps, dissertations, conference papers and government documents on geology, geophysics, hydrology and other earth sciences. More Details... 1693 to present for North America; 1933 to present for the rest of the world
SciFinder Comprehensive index to world's literature in chemistry, biochemistry, and chemical engineering. It also provides access to research from many related scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, materials science, agricultural science, and more! Access restricted to Humboldt State students, faculty, and staff. All first-time users must REGISTER for a user account. More Details... 1907 to present (with some pre-1907 journal records)
Scitation Indexes journal articles in physical sciences and engineering with coverage typically from Vol. 1 of each covered journal. Date varies

Other Databases to Consider

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Annual Reviews Contains critical reviews written by leading scientists in 33 disciplines within the biological, medical, physical, and social sciences. 1932 to present
ArticleFirst Indexes the table of contents of 16,000 journals in all subject areas. More Details... 1990 to present
BioOne Includes fulltext articles from high-impact bioscience, environmental science and ecology research journals published by scientific societies. More Details... 2000 to present
Conference Papers Index Indexes meeting papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific conferences. More Details... 1982 to present
Google Scholar Indexes scholarly journal articles and web pages in all academic disciplines. More Details...  
HighWire Press Network Includes fulltext articles from over 1,000 scholarly journals, with almost 50% being freely available and with indexing back to volume one for most journals. Dates vary
JSTOR Includes fulltext articles from scholarly journals from their first volume to a point five years before the present. More Details... Dates vary
National Sea Grant Depository Database Indexes scientific research and educational publications covering coastal resource use and conservation that result from Sea Grant funded university programs. 1970 to present
NTIS Database (National Technical Information Service) Includes fulltext technical reports produced by the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, EPA and NASA. More Details... 1964 to present
Oxford Journals Includes fulltext articles from journals published by Oxford University Press from 1996 to the present with article indexing back to Vol. 1 of each journal. More Details... 1996 to present
PapersFirst Indexes individual papers presented at congresses, conferences, and symposia. More Details... 1993 to present
Science.gov Gateway to science information provided by 13 federal scientific agencies. The site provides access to federal science web sites and databases containing technical reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, and other published materials on science topics. More Details... Dates vary
ScienceDirect Includes full-text articles from Elsevier and Academic Press journals covering the physical, life, health, and social sciences. More Details... 1997 to present
Scirus Scientific search engine that indexes articles, patents, pre-prints, technical reports and other scientific information available on the web. date varies
SpringerLink Includes fulltext articles from 750 journals published by Springer from Vol. 1 of each journal. More Details... Date varies
US Government Publications Monthly Catalog Indexes documents issued by the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the US federal government. More Details... 1976 to present
Wiley Online Library Includes fulltext articles from 1,100 journals published by Wiley/Blackwell from volume 1 of each journal. More Details... Date varies
WorldCat Indexes books, government documents, technical reports, media, maps, sound recordings, and other monographic materials found in libraries worldwide. More Details... 1000 B.C. to present