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bioRxiv Open access preprints in the life sciences Public More Information
BIOSIS Previews Life sciences, emphasis on new research. UC Only More Information
BRENDA Comprehensive enzyme information system. Public More Information Cancer information from the National Cancer Institute. Public More Information
Clinical Research Resource HUB Clinical research resource portal UCSF Only More Information
Cold Spring Harbor Protocols Methods in molecular and cellular biology UCSF Only More Information
Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences Syntheses of life sciences topics from Morgan & Claypool Publishers UCSF Only More Information
Current Contents Connect A current awareness database UC Only More Information
Current Protocols Methods for scientific research UCSF Only More Information
Dissertations and Theses Doctoral dissertations and master's theses. UC Only More Information
e-EROS Database of chemical reactions and the most frequently consulted reagents. UC Only More Information
Embase Biomedical literature database UCSF Only More Information
F1000Prime Expert recommendations and ratings of important biology and medicine articles. UCSF Only More Information
Faculty of 1000 Supports and informs the work of life scientists and clinicians UCSF Only More Information
Ingenuity Pathways Analysis (IPA) Software and biological knowledge base for interpretation of genomic and proteomic data. UCSF Only More Information
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Citation data (e.g., journal impact factors). UC Only More Information
Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) A video journal depicting scientific experiments and protocols UCSF Only More Information
Merck Index Online Encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals. UC Only More Information
Methods in Enzymology Protocols and descriptions of biochemical and biophysical techniques. UC Only More Information
MICROMEDEX 2.0 Full text drug information databases. UCSF Only More Information
NAR Biological Database Collection List of biological databases Public More Information
Natural Medicines Evidence-based information for complementary/alternative medicine. UC Only More Information
Online Catalog (UCSF Library Catalog) Books and journals at the UCSF Library. Public More Information
PapersFirst Citations to conference and meeting papers. UC Only More Information
PLoS Hub for Clinical Trials Journal articles related to clinical trials Public More Information
POPLINE Family planning and population. Public More Information
ProceedingsFirst Conference and meeting proceedings. UC Only More Information
Prokaryotes 4th Edition The biology of bacteria UC Only More Information
PubMed@UCSF UCSF-customized version of PubMed requires off campus users to log in with MyAccess for full text access. Also includes the subject areas of nursing, dentistry, bioethics, complementary and alternative medicine, and history of medicine. UCSF Only More Information
reaxys In-depth chemical substance and reaction data particularly useful for compound synthesis. Reaxys includes three core chemistry information databases: Beilstein, Gmelin, and Patent Chemistry Database. UC Only More Information
Science of Synthesis Organic and organometallic synthetic methods. UC Only More Information
Science Signaling Electronic communities, current awareness, and unique tools for researchers in specific fields. UCSF Only More Information
ScienceDirect An extensive collection of Elsevier electronic journals and books UC Only More Information
SciFinder Scholar Chemistry literature and chemical substance information UC Only More Information
Springer Ebooks Comprehensive collection of Springer online books UC Only More Information
SpringerOpen Springer open access journals in science, medicine, and technology UC Only More Information
Thieme E-Book Library Medical and life science textbooks UCSF Only More Information
TOXNET Toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas. Public More Information
Web of Science Science and social science citation indexes. UC Only More Information
WorldCat Dissertations Doctoral dissertations and master's theses. UC Only More Information