A free resource from the US National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine, PubMed covers biomedical literature, with more than 25 million articles from over 5,000 journals. Also links to free fulltext at PubMed Central. Records in the version of PubMed customised for the University of Adelaide have a 'University of Adelaide Online' icon - which will allow access to the many thousands of online journal articles available to Adelaide users. This version is therefore accessible only to University of Adelaide staff and students.
Scopus is a core multidisciplinary database, the largest abstracts database of peer-reviewed literature including journals, books and conference proceedings. It also offers citation analysis/bibliometrics for authors and articles. Coverage mostly from 1960.
A core platform of multidisciplinary and scientific abstracts databases, including Web of Science Core Collection, Biosis Previews, CAB Abstracts and Global Health, Inspec, Medline and Zoological Record. Can search all databases simultaneously and also access Journal Citation Reports (impact factors), Essential Science Indicators and EndNote from this Thomson Reuters platform.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Energy Online from De Gruyter is a one-stop shop for research results and applications on energy, with information from all academic fields, including science, architecture, economics and politics. It offers an ongoing compilation of De Gruyter’s books and journal articles on energy-related topics, all presented in a searchable HTML format. Topics include conventional energy, economics and policy, energy conversion and storage, energy efficiency, energy generation and transmission, renewable energy, and technology. The user interface offers a full-text search capability and an expandable subject tree, as well as an image grid for browsing trending topics, such as biofuels, carbon capture, climate change, smart grids, solar and wind energy, and more.
Available online for the first time, the International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online offers full-text searching across all archival content published in this renowned reference work over the last three decades. The encyclopedia is the first broad, systematic and international compendium of comparative law. This massive work represents the labour of hundreds of lawyers and scholars throughout the world. It is undoubtedly the most extensive and thorough examination of comparative law on the international level ever published. It incorporates not only detailed descriptions of the legal systems of more than 150 countries but, above all, thoroughly documented comparative analyses of the main issues in civil and commercial law and related issues world-wide.
Orbis is company database. It contains information on companies across the world and focuses on private company information and also presenting companies in comparable formats. It has information on around 250 million companies from all countries. Bureau van Dijk sources the information from over 160 different providers and states that it adds value to this information as it standardises the data and links the sources together.