Science Research Guide
Pathfinder for Science
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 20 volumes, 2007.
Location: Giovatto (FDU) Reference. Call Number: Q121 .M3 2007
Online Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Guides:
Go to: FDU Online Library (http://librarydb.fdu.edu/onlinelibrary.html) > Credo Reference (in Reference Databases category) > Find a Book (in top menu bar) > Science (in All Subjects list at left). The several dozen works encompass a wide spectrum of scientific fields.
To Search for Print or E-Books in Any Field of Science:
Go to: FDU’s CoolCAT NJ Library Catalog (https://coolcatnj.fdu.edu/vwebv/searchBasic?sk=en_US)
Online Databases (to find articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers by keyword searches):
Go to: FDU Online Library (http://librarydb.fdu.edu/onlinelibrary.html) > Databases by Subject (within dashed rectangle) > Science, Mathematics & Technology category
Lists of FDU’s journals, magazines, and newspapers in different scientific fields:
Go to: The Library’s Journal Locator (http://bk2fx7gs5q.search.serialssolutions.com/) > Browse by subject > select desired major subject category and then click Search. The subcategories will be displayed, with links to online (and print) periodicals available in that scientific field. Relevant major subject categories are:
Earth & Environmental Sciences; Engineering & Applied Sciences; Health & Biological Sciences; Physical Sciences & Mathematics.
The world’s two most prominent scientific journals (both in weekly magazine format), for news of recent major discoveries in all fields of science:
Nature (London) (online edition). Go to: The Library’s Journal Locator (http://bk2fx7gs5q.search.serialssolutions.com/) > enter “Nature (London)” in Search box (omit quotes)
Science (print edition)
Location: Giovatto (FDU) Periodicals
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (http://www.aaas.org)
National Academy of Sciences (http://www.nasonline.org)
Prepared by Mitchell Weiss