BIOSIS Previews Science Database

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BIOSIS Previews database is part of the Life Sciences in the Web of Knowledge by Thompson Reuters. Its coverage encompasses life sciences literature and biomedical sciences literature, with deep, global, coverage on a wide range of subject areas. Biological Abstracts consists of 350,000 references for almost 5,000 primary journal and monograph titles. Biological Abstracts/RRM additionally includes more than 200,000 non-journal citations. Acceptable content for the Web of Knowledge, and BIOSIS previews is determined by an evaluation and selection process based on the following criteria: impact, influence, timeliness, peer review, and geographic representation. Content is available from all life sciences discipline. This includes traditional biology (botany, ecology, zoology), and interdisciplinary subjects (biochemistry, biomedicine, and biotechnology). Related literature from the Earth and Geological Sciences; agriculture, botany, ecology, genetics and genomics are also indexed. Literature is also available for topics related to the life sciences coverage such as instrumentation and methods. If you are looking for a database to cover a wide range of science topics, try BIOSIS Previews in the Doherty library databases. http://www.stthom.edu/library > research> database> BIOSIS Previews.

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