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Academic Search Complete
General database of academic journals in the sciences and humanities. Includes full text scholarly / peer-reviewed articles.
Scholarly, government, and general-interest resources covering the relationship between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology.
Scientific American (via Academic Search Complete)
Scientific American is the world's premier magazine of scientific discovery and technological innovation for the general public. Full access limited to most recent four years.
For all the databases available to CCC students, go to: Library Databases
Open Access Journals
Open access journals are freely available online and do not require a log in.
Open-access journals in biology and medicine.
Directory of Open Access Journals
A directory of freely accessible journals and articles that have either been peer-reviewed or vetted by an editorial board. Subject areas covered include biology and life sciences, chemistry, earth and environmental sciences, human sciences, physics and astronomy, technology and engineering.
Public Library of Science (PLoS)
PLoS Biology, PLoS Computational Biology, PLoS Genetics, PLoS Medicine, and PLoS Pathogens offer open access to recent scientific reports.
Note: free scientific reports