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Straight to Web of Science

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Accelrys Available Chemicals Directory (may not work with some browsers). If asked to login, select the ‘Authenticate with Shibboleth’ option. Select ‘Norwich Bioscience Institutes’ from the list, then enter your network login details if prompted. 
ACD/I-Lab Physiochemical properties database. If asked to login, select the ‘Authenticate with Shibboleth’ option. Select ‘Norwich Bioscience Institutes’ from the list, 
then enter your network login details if prompted. 
AGBIOS
 Changed to CERA (see below) 
AGRICOLA
 Open access. Renowned agriculture based bibliographic database (American)
Anatomical Atlas of Flies
Araport A one-stop-shop for Arabidopsis Thaliana genomics 

 

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BBSRC Research Grant Database Both current and completed research 
Biochemical Pathway Maps Digitised version of the Roche Chemical Pathways wall chart 
Biochemistry Images
Biology Animations Library 

Biosis Citation Index Enter your network login details if prompted.
BIOSCI Forum for professionals in the Biological Sciences
BRENDA Comprehensive Enzyme Information 

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Cab Abstracts Enter your network login details if prompted. 
Cases Database Open access (BMC). Medical case reports database
Cell Biology Image and Video Library
CERA GM Crop Database
Chemicalize Physiochemical property prediction tools with Lipinski-like filters. If asked to login, select the ‘Authenticate with Shibboleth’ option. Select ‘Norwich Bioscience Institutes’ from the list, 
then enter your network login details if prompted. 
Chemspider Molecule database drawing from 400+ datasources. If asked to login, select the ‘Authenticate with Shibboleth’ option. Select ‘Norwich Bioscience Institutes’ from the list, 
then enter your network login details if prompted. 
CiteSeer Scientific Digital Library 
Clinical Trials Register UK
Current Contents
 Click on the login button, then select the Institutional login 
Current Controlled Trials Metaregister

 

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DANS Search facility for the Dutch Institutes that place their work on the web
DETHERM Thermophysical properties of pure substances and mixtures. If asked to login, select the ‘Authenticate with Shibboleth’ option. Select ‘Norwich Bioscience Institutes’ from the list, then enter your network login details if prompted. 
Digital Flowers Annotated images of many plants 
 

 

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Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Access online only if you are a Norfolk C.C. Libraries member. Please enter your Norfolk Libraries card number for access
Ensembl Annotation of Eukaryotic Genomes 

 

 

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Food Additive Specifications United Nations 
Food Composition USDA nutrient data 
 

 

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GeneCards Human gene database 
Genome Database by NCBI
Global Invasive Species Database 

Google Guide How to use all of Google’s features 
Google Scholar A broad search of scholarly literature 

Gramene A comparative mapping resource for grains 
 

 

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Herbs and botanicals database from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York
 

 

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Infotrac Access online only if you are a Norfolk C.C. Libraries member. Please enter your Norfolk Libraries card number for access. (Infotrac is a searchable archive of major newspapers, including a complete record of The Times newspaper).
Journal Citation Reports 
Enter your network login details if prompted.
Journal TOC’s Table of Contents database capable of sending RSS feeds. Free registration required to save personal searches 

 

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Medline now PubMed, see below
MicrobiologyBytes The latest news in Microbiology 
 

 

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National Centre for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) A collection of databases covering biomedical and genomic information
National Statistics Office
 Census data for the UK 
Nutrient Data Laboratory US national nutrient standard reference database 
 

 

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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Access online only if you are a Norfolk C.C. Libraries member. Please enter ‘NOR’ then your Norfolk Libraries card number for access 
Oxford English Dictionary Compact version 

 

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Patents – European Patent Office (with downloadable copies of patents, including other worldwide versions) 
– Also other useful patent links for USA and Worldwide 

Peptaibol Database Crystallography database 
PicSNP A catalogue of non-synonymous SNP in the human genome 
Plant GDB Plant sequences database with download facility 
Plant Information Centre by Kew Gardens
Plant and Soil Sciences eLibrary Multimedia online learning facility 
Plant Variety Database EU Agricultural and Vegetable plant variety database 
PubChem Bioassay, Compound and Substance database 
PubMed Open access scientific literature database
PubMed Central (PMC)
PubMed Central Europe 

 

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Reaxys Select the ‘Institutional Sign-in’ option and select ‘UK Federation’, then on the next page start typing and select ‘Norwich Bioscience Institutes’. Enter your network login details if prompted.
Scirus Search engine for scientific information
Stateman’s Yearbook Print available in library. Online alternative: CIA Factbook
TOXNET A collection of toxicology and environmental health databases which can be searched as one 

 

W X Y Z
Web of Science Login with your network login details. 
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