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Science Writing: Science Databases

A guide to resources for writing and citing in the sciences.

FindIT! A to Z List

Electronic Journals A to Z List

What if we don't subscribe?

Use ILLiad, our online interlilbrary loan service, to request articles not available through the library. This is free to you as Duquesne students.

First time users must create an account.

Databases by Discipline


Chemistry and Biochemistry

Environmental Science

Forensic Science and Law



These are select databases to get you started from within a discipline. For the complete list of science resources available through the library see:

Quick Links to Science Databases

Try one of these databases. They have a broader scope of coverage and will link to full-text.

google scholar

While not as comprehensive as searching within scientific databases, Google Scholar is a good place to begin your research.

Finding Full Text

Many of the Gumberg Library databases supply not only bibliographic citations for articles, but full text as well. To learn about how to know in if full text is available in any our our resources, click the link below for a page that describes this in detail.