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CIRRIE – Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange

Provider: School of Public Health and Health Professions, SUNY at Buffalo
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Descriptions: CIRRIE provides two main resources: Database of International Rehabilitation Research, and International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation. The Database contains over 100,000 citations of international rehabilitation research published between 1990 and the present and includes citations drawn from about 4,700 journals. Searches can be conducted in Spanish and French as well as English. Search by title, author, subject or journal. Quick Search mode also provides a direct link to the comparable U.S. database, REHABDATA. Search results include links to free full text where available. Of particular interest is a monograph series, The Rehabilitation Provider's Guide to Cultures of the Foreign-Born.
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Gene Ontology

Provider: Gene Ontology Project
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Descriptions: "The Gene Ontology project is a major bioinformatics initiative with the aim of standardizing the representation of gene and gene product attributes across species and databases. The project provides a controlled vocabulary of terms for describing gene product characteristics and gene product annotation data from GO Consortium members, as well as tools to access and process this data."  The Ontologies describe three aspects of molecular biology- biological processes, cellular components, and molecular functions. Gene Ontology's collected tools list includes hundreds from all over the world: specialized browsers, search engines, statistical analysis and visualization tools, and many other kinds. This project began as a collaboration between three model organism databases, FlyBase (Drosophila), the Saccharomyces Genome Database  and the Mouse Genome Database  in 1998. Since then, the GO Consortium has grown to include many other databases, including several of the world's major repositories for plant, animal and microbial genomes. See the GO Consortium page for a full list of member organizations.
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Google Scholar

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Descriptions: Sources of information in many diverse disciplines are retrievable with Google Scholar. A search can return citations to articles, theses, books, patents, abstracts and court opinions from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and the Web itself. Scholar ranks your search results according to the full text of each document, its place of publication, its author, and the frequency/currency of its citation by others. With an individual  Google Scholar registration one can set persistent preferences, among them the convenient option to display  TMC Library's holdings at title level (and/or those of other libraries.) In either case, the "Advanced Scholar Search" page allows restriction of your search results to a particular date range, subject area, author or journal.  
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Just Free Books

Provider: Just Free Books
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Descriptions: This is a search interface that covers about 700 websites to locate free online books by title, author or keyword. A useful tab marked "Conversion" links the user to sources of applications that reformat text file types for use with other e-readers. Some books are still available in text formats like .pdf, html and plain text. Search for a book by genre
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NCMIR – National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research

Provider: National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research/University of California San Diego
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Descriptions: NCMIR develops technologies to facilitate understanding of biological systems from the gross anatomical to the molecular scale and makes those technologies available to biomedical researchers. NCMIR provides expertise, infrastructure, technological development, and an environment in which new information about the 3D ultrastructure of tissues, cells, and macromolecular complexes can be easily obtained and analyzed.
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Provider: Elsevier
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Descriptions: The SCOPUS database contains millions of records from 11,700+ life and health sciences publications (including all journals indexed for Medline and EMBASE) and covers most sciences and humanities fields-- total coverage, 22,800+ journal titles. SCOPUS also indexes over 8,000,000 conference papers.  Searching also pulls in relevant Web resources, organized under a separate tab. Another tab separates patent results from patent offices in the US and worldwide. SCOPUS provides a Journal Analyzer tool that graphs journals, singly or for comparison, from 1996 to present, showing total citations, number of articles published, total cites divided by number of articles, and the percentage of non-cited articles. Affiliation searching is also provided. A free login for authorized users provides additional advantages: a personal profile for saving citation lists and tracking authors; a publication alert service; and direct export to RefWorks. For SCOPUS tutorials, click here.  NOTE: Scopus indexes only primary documents; this does not include book reviews and obituaries.
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Symbolab: Scientific Equation Search

Provider: EqsQuest
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Descriptions: Click the specialized virtual keyboard with various symbol sets to type in various types of mathematical problems and search the web for results. Links to textbooks, forums, encyclopedic entries and lecture excerpts, as well as related search listings, help to illuminate problems in statistics, linear, quadratic and differential equations, etc.. A chemistry component is promised for the future.
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WorldCat (TexShare)

Provider: OCLC FirstSearch
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Descriptions: A universal catalog of books, journals, audiovisuals, websites, internet resources, newspapers and maps held or claimed by libraries worldwide, including records of items held by The TMC Library. This version of WorldCat, from OCLC, is well-suited to skilled bibliographic researchers.
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