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: http://0-www.accessscience.com.rosi.unk.edu/ 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!