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BIOSIS Previews / Biological Abstracts

(1980-2008)

BIOSIS Previews/Biological Abstracts encompass the entire field of life sciences and provides comprehensive coverage of the world¡¦s published biological and biomedical research. This includes traditional areas of biology, such as botany, zoology and microbiology, as well as experimental, clinical and veterinary medicine, biotechnology, environmental studies, and agriculture. Interdisciplinary fields such as biochemistry, biophysics and bioengineering are also included. More than 6,500 serials are monitored for inclusion. In addition to full-length research articles from serials, the database also cover national and international meetings, reviews, technical letters and notes, meeting reports (from 1989 to 2008), software (1992 to 2008), and books.

Subject coverage: life sciences, biology, environment

Update frequency: weekly
Location: Web (remote access available)