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Journal abbreviations for several scientific disciplines

DOAJ:  Directory of Open Access Journals
Free, full text scientific and scholarly journals

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Citation Guides & Style Manuals (Sciences)

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Core Databases

1969 to present

Comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research literature, containing references to journals and conference papers.

coverage varies

Covers all aspects of the applied sciences, including engineering, computer theory & systems, new technologies, and social & professional context.


Smith's subscription to the Engineering Village 2 platform includes access to Compendex (engineering) and GeoBase (earth sciences).

1980 to present. MLIN

Full text scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers. Covers the arts and humanities, the social sciences, science and technology, across all academic disciplines.

1984 to present

Provides indexing & abstracts of articles from almost 300 U.S. and British journals and magazines on astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, health & medicine, oceanography, physics, zoology and more.

1969 to present

Covers scientific and technical journals and conference proceedings in physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computing and control, and information technology.

1940 to present

Reviews, abstracts, and citations for the world's mathematical literature including Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications.

1940 to present

Reviews, abstracts, and citations for the world's mathematical literature including Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications.

Indexes 2500 journals and 6000 books in science, technology and the social sciences from Elsevier Science.

1898 to present

(Formerly Web of Knowledge) Indexes and abstracts science & technology journals (1899 to present), social science journals (1898 to present), and arts & humanities journals (1975 to present) published around the world; offers cited reference searching.

More Article Databases

Thousands of citations, full text journal articles and other publications from the ACM.

1990 to present

Tables of contents of 12,000+ journals in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences.

Choose your favorite online journals from Smith's collection and from open-access titles. Create your own bookshelf, create alerts, and sync across devices. See help for more information and download instructions for mobile version.


Global coverage of over 148,000 conference proceedings, depicting the leading edge of research before it appears in journals.

Current coverage

Provides access to complete tables of contents, abstracts, bibliographic information, and abstracts from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals, as well as from more than 7,000 relevant, evaluated websites.

Provides a single point of access to quality research data from repositories across disciplines and around the world.

Links to scholarly books, articles and more. Results are incomplete and vary greatly by subject. Always use the libraries' research databases for a complete search of scholarly topics.

1975 to present

Lists journal articles, proceedings, books, reviews & dissertations related to the development and influence of science.

1997 to date

Free searching and browsing of over 25 million articles, chapters, reports, etc. publications in all fields.

Complete full-text backfiles (excluding latest 2-5 years) for more than 1,000 scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Now includes current coverage for several hundred journal titles, plus 30,000 eBooks.

List compiled by the American Mathematics Society

1993 to present

Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide on a wide variety of subjects .

1993 to present

Lists papers from every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received at the British Library.

1845 to present

Authoritative articles (color PDF's) and book reviews for a general audience on aeronautics & space, biology, chemistry, the environment, medicine, and more. Includes Scientific American Supplement & Builders Archive.

Provides over 2 million citations to energy and energy related literature.

Los Alamos National Laboratory automated archive for research papers in physics, mathematics and other fields.