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TCC Library: Research Websites

Research websites

BioMed Central BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 276 peer-reviewed open access journals.

ClinicalTrials.gov The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through its National Library of Medicine, has developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies.

Directory of Open Access Journals Quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering a wide range of subjects and many languages.

Encyclopedia of Earth A fully searchable collection of articles about "the earth, its natural environments and their interactions with society," written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each other's work.

Hazardous Substances Data Bank HSDB is a toxicology database that focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals. It provides information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, nanomaterials, and related areas. The information in HSDB has been assessed by a Scientific Review Panel.

Internet Movie Database (IMBD) Plots, characters, reviews for thousands of films.

Research websites

Movie Review Query Engine Reviews covering more than 100,000 films from international, national, and local newspapers, arts and entertainment journals, and other sources.

NatureServe Conservation status, taxonomic, and distribution information for over 70,000 plants, animals and ecological communities in the United States and Canada.

Public Library of Science Open-access journals, which vary in their criteria for publication and, with the exception of PLOS ONE, also publish a variety of influential and educational non-research content.

PubMed Central The U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. 

Scitable A free science library. Currently contains "scientist-authored educational articles in the fields of genetics, cell biology and ecology, and is intended for undergraduate faculty and students."

Social Science Research Network Access to thousands of abstracts and full-text research papers.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy All entries and substantive updates are created by experts in the field and refereed by the members of an editorial board. 

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