Key databases for Science

Databases are collections of resources grouped by information type or subject area. For example, the library subscribes to Standards Online, which is a database of current Standards, including a full catalogue of Australian Standards. Other databases include journal articles, maps, ebooks, statistics, news articles and videos. Here are a few key databases that may be useful to get started in your research. 

  • arXiv.org - Scholarly papers in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Electrical Engineering and Systems Science, and Economics.
  • American Chemical Society - Journal articles related to various fields related to Chemistry. 
  • CSIRO Publishing - Australian research focussed in agriculture and environment. 
  • Nature International journal publishing peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology. 
  • Nature Geoscience - Multi-disciplinary journal containing research on Earth Sciences. 
  • Science - Global journal of original scientific research.
  • ScienceDirect - Includes scholarly articles in fields such as engineering, mathematics and computing. 
  • Standards Online - Comprehensive database of Australian Standards. Also includes selected standards from other sources, such as ISO. 

You can also try the library search to find information from many of these databases simultaneously.

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