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SCIE 101 - Science 101

Article databases

Library Subscritpion Databases

The Library subscribes to several databases which may be helpful for your research.

You can browse the Indexes & Databases by subject or select from one of the databases listed below. 

Web of Science Core Collection
Multidisciplinary database of journal articles and conference proceedings, used for citation analysis of research. Includes access to EndNote Basic, a web-based version of EndNote.
The Elsevier ScienceDirect Journals collection consists of over 1700 full text electronic journals covering topics in the physical sciences, applied sciences, life sciences, social sciences, and business and economics. 
From off campus, use this link to activate UBC eLinks to full text.
Open Access 
Many databases will highlight Open Access articles (articles freely available for anyone to read without a subscription to the journal). Look for the Open Access filter within the database.
There are also databases that publish solely open access articles that anyone can access from anywhere when they are online. These include but are not limited to:
A non-profit publisher and advocacy organization committed to accelerating progress in science and medicine.
Freely available electronic journals covering all subjects and languages. Search by topic or browse by using the Advanced Search. 
Contains e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.
Search open access biomedicine journals.
Search within journals marked with the OA symbol in the "Free Access" column for freely available articles.


Using Article Databases - Web of Science