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Key Facts

  • Format: Full Text, Deep Indexing, and Abstract and Index
  • Media: Electronic/Online
  • Coverage Dates: 1982 - Present
  • Sources Covered: More than 35 million abstract & index records; more than 6.4 million indexed tables and figures; more than 750 full-text journals

Overview

Provides comprehensive coverage of biological science fields including animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, chemoreception, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, immunology genetics, health and safety science, oncogenes, entomology, and endocrinology neuroscience. The resource also includes access to MEDLINE, bringing ProQuest’s award-winning search functionality and the ability to cross-search with over thirty subject-specialized abstract and citation databases.

Biological Science Collection includes a sizable element of full-text access along with comprehensive discovery through the extensive abstracts and indexes structured using controlled vocabulary managed by expert editorial teams. Features advanced tools for postgraduate researchers, along with innovative features such as Illustrata™ deep indexing of tables and figures.

By simplifying the interface and including full text, the database has been made accessible and unintimidating to less experienced researchers who value the confidence of searching within a specialized academic database tailored to their area of study.

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Full-Text Access + Comprehensive Discovery

Precision and comprehensive discovery with extensive full-text access across a vast range of theoretical and applied literature from peer-reviewed to trade publications.

Reliable Literature Reviews

Literature reviews are more reliable when you utilize the power of ProQuest’s extensive editorial and technological expertise in cataloguing the literature within specific disciplines.

Appeals to Undergrad Users, Too

Undergraduates will have no problem with ProQuest’s award-winning interface. Users can to restrict results to full text and/or peer-reviewed papers.

Discover Gray Literature

Working papers and conference papers and proceedings and theses reveal more current information than that in peer-reviewed papers. Reports, magazines, and trade journals add a practical dimension to research.

Image Search: Illustrata™

Illustrata deep indexing of tables and figures in journal articles makes these objects searchable. Researchers can go straight to graphical data within papers to more quickly establish its relevance.

Return on Investment

High usage + precision: the coverage and precision needed for advanced literature reviews plus a simple search experience and full text for beginners.

Includes Medline: Searchable on ProQuest

MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's (NLM) premier bibliographic database on life sciences and particularly biomedicine. NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) thesauri can be accessed on ProQuest.

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