Literature

Books and Journals

  • Use DiscoverE to find library eBooks and print options.  
  • Use eJournals to browse for specific online journals available at Emory.

Electronic Databases

Recommended databases for finding scientific literature

  • PubMed is a free database developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).  PubMed Central (PMC), an open access component of PubMed, houses full-text publications resulting from NIH supported research. 

  • Web of Science is a subscription database covering over 12,000 high impact journals worldwide in the areas of science, social science, arts and humanities since 1900.  Citation counts and anlaysis options are available for all included articles.

  • Scopus is a subscription literature database covering over 20,000 journals in sciences, technology, medicine, and social sciences. Articles include citation data and bibliometric analysis options.

  • EMBASE is a European-based subscription database offering worldwide biomedical coverage Excellent for drug, pharmacology and disease indexing.

  • Faculty of 1000, now F1000 Prime, offers post-peer review recomendations of the best published literature in 40 disciplines. Articles are rated and expert commentaries explain their impact and importance to their field.

  • PsycINFO features citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports from the professional and academic literature in psychology and related areas.

  • BIOSIS Previews, integrated with Web of Science, provides pre-clinical literture discovery across many life sciences disciplines including botany, ecology, and zoology. Enhanced search features allow for taxonomic data and terms to be included with traditional key words.

  • Research Library (PROQUEST) is a multidisciplinary database of articles from popular magazines and scholarly journals.

Text Mining Tools

These text mining tools search and display results in a different way, highlighting articles that might otherwise be missed using traditional database searching.

  • GoPubMed- runs a PubMed search and presents results sorted by topic for faster retrieval of articles.

  • Quertle- Searches PubMed, NIH Grants, TOXLINE and more to provide more relevant results by using semantic relationships. 

  • FACTA+- make new scientific connections by searching for associated concepts in the published literature.