Use Access Science for background information on scientific topics

Written by Jon Ritterbush, E-Resources and Serials Librarian

Welcome to our Database Spotlight column, a monthly feature from the Calvin T. Ryan Library. This month’s featured database is Access Science.

Link:  Access is available off-campus to UNK students and employees using an EASI username and password.

Focus: Access Science provides access to 8,500 articles and research reviews from all major scientific disciplines.

Search: Access Science can be searched by keyword or browsed alphabetically by article title or by topic/subtopic. A brief video tour is available on its “About” page.

Why you should know this database:  Access Science includes entries from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology and thousands of downloadable images and illustrations for key topics.

Sample results page: See these Access Science search results on the Zika virus.

Cost: The subscription to Access Science cost $2,557 for 2015-16. For more information about this resource, please contact a UNK librarian.

This concludes the Database Spotlight column for the 2015-16 academic year. Please check back in the Fall semester for the next featured database!

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