I need articles, abstracts, images, etc., that are not included in PubMed. Where should I start?
Your Lane liaison will be happy to discuss your topic, preview databases with you, and help you explore possible resources.
There are hundreds of databases available to help find genes, images, patents, books, journal articles, conference abstracts, and more in many fields. For some suggestions, check our databases page or the Bioresearch Portal.
Listed below are some broad topics and databases that can be useful in those fields. All can be found on Lane's databases page.
Medicine, Healthcare, Nursing, Biomedicine, Genetics
-Medline/PubMed (journal articles only)
-CINAHL (Cumulated Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)
-Biosis (includes conference abstracts)
-Web of Science (who is citing who)
-Health and Psychosocial Instruments
Animals, Plants, Life sciences
-Agricola (agriculture and lab animals, required for some grant applications)
-Biosis (life sciences, includes conference abstracts)
-Zoological Index (wild and zoo animals)
-Science Citation Index - Web of Science (finds articles which cite a particular author or article)
Psychology, Psychosocial, Political Topics
-ERIC (education, teaching)
-PAIS International (current affairs, politics, health care policy)
-HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index)
-geographic-area databases focus on Africa, Latin America, other regions of the world
-Lane's list of statistical resources
Who cited an article
-Science Citation Index (SCI), Social Science Citation Index (SSCI)
via Web of Science
-Additional tools for this type of search include Google Scholar, Highwire Press, Science Direct, PsycInfo, CSA group of databases
Genes, Genomes and more
-Start from Lane's Researcher Portal
-Search Lane's FAQs for words such as genome to identify possible databases
-Scan this page for summaries of the most popular databases and what they cover
--Start by searching a group of databases, such as all those offered by Web of Science, Ovid, CSA, or Ebsco. This can help you decide where to look for your topic.
--Stanford Libraries' list of all databases provides these very broadly categorized lists of databases.
Humanities and Area Studies
Science and Engineering
General and Interdisciplinary Studies
Statistics and Numeric Data
Journal Title Abbreviations