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Pubmed: 1946 to the present
Published by U.S. National Library of Medicine, includes citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals.
BIOSIS Previews (subject-specific): 1969 to the present
Encompasses the entire field of life sciences and provides comprehensive coverage of the world's published biological and biomedical research.
Scopus or Web of Science
Large multidisciplinary science and social sciences databases that are capable of backward and forward citation linking and include citation counts. They also offers author profiles with affiliations, publication number and bibliographic data.
Industrial & Applied Microbiology Abstracts (Microbiology A):: 1982 to the present
Provides access to findings and practical applications in agricultural, food, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. Major areas of coverage include plant diseases, forestry, soil microorganisms, mineral microbiology, hydrocarbons, microbial resistance, and antimicrobial agents.
Global Health: 1973 to the present
Database on human health and disease, including communicable diseases, tropical and parasitic diseases, epidemiology, human nutrition, public health, and medicinal and poisonous plants.