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Good for interdisciplinary subjects, searching for authors and tracking down citations
Scopus is Elsevier's database, launched in 2004. It combines a comprehensive abstract and citation database with data and linked scholarly content. Content derives from peer-reviewed journals, and ebooks in subject fields, such as life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, and health sciences. Coverage: 1823 to present.
Bibliographic science focused database that provides a comprehensive citation search.
Web of Science (previously known as Web of Knowledge) is the Thomson Reuters database platform that provides access to the combined online versions of Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-current), Science Citation Index Expanded (1899-current), Social Sciences Citation Index (1898-current) and Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science(1990-current) - together with BIOSIS Previews (1969-current), Medline (1950-current) and Journal Citation Reports (2000-current).
When using this link to access Google Scholar, you will see “is it @ Liverpool” next to the results. Selecting ''Is it @ Liverpool' will provide you with a link to access the article (if University of Liverpool Library has an active subscription to that content).
Online repository of electronic preprints approved for publication after moderation, consisting of scientific papers in the fields of mathematics, physics, astronomy, computer science, quantitative biology and finance.
Open access digital library for the field of high energy physics (HEP).
Previously known as SPIRES, this database is the successor of the Stanford Physics Information Retrieval System database, the main literature database for high energy physics since the 1970s. It comprises interlinked databases on literature, conferences, institutions, journals, researchers, experiments, jobs, and data.
Reading Lists for Physics
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