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Science Databases

Medicine and Health Databases

Multidisciplinary Databases

These general databases are useful for finding a variety of sources on controversial issues related to a full range of science disciplines. The sources include long form newspaper articles, op-ed pieces in professional and peer-reviewed journals as well as scholarly articles and multimedia.

On the Web

Google Web Search

Science Search Engines (

A free, publicly available search engine that searches over 300 authoritative science and technology collections.

BioOne ( searches over 200 leading titles in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.

ScienceDirect ( searches in peer-reviewed journals, articles, book chapters and open access content.

WorldWideScience ( is a global science gateway to national and international scientific databases and portals.