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Use these databases to find articles and other information.
Web of Science
A citation database that allows you to search the online versions of Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index. The analyze tool can be used to filter results by author, publication year, journal subject category, institution, language or source title.
Pre-print research articles in physics, mathematics, computer science, and related areas. Coverage dates: 1991 - present
Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Find articles in the fields of astronomy, astrophysics, and physics. Coverage dates: 1980 - present.
A searchable database of physics and astronomy journals, including over 60 journals in full-text from the Institute of Physics and American Astronomical Society.
Contains the full text of journals and conference proceedings published by the Optical Society of America (OSA).
Searchable database of millions of articles and other literature in the field of mathematics. Coverage dates: 1940 - current.
SPIE Digital Library
Contains journals, conference proceedings, and eBooks from SPIE The International Society for Optical Engineering. This is a major resource in optics and photonics. Coverage dates: 1962-present.
Good general databases
These databases are very general in nature.
Academic Search Ultimate
Scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, videos, and trade publications covering multiple subjects. Coverage dates: 1887 – present
Gale Science in Context
Contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, it draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity. Coverage dates: current.
Dissertations and Theses at TCU
Contains full text of dissertations and theses produced by TCU students. The Current Research@ Gateway link on the main page will also let you view 24 page previews of dissertations and theses submitted at other participating institutions from 1999-present.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Contains online encyclopedias and other other reference sources on a wide variety of topics.