This is the "Databases" page of the "Biochemistry" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content
Lib Guide Header BYU Idaho McKay Library BYU Idaho Home

Biochemistry   Tags: biochemistry, biology, chemistry  

Research tools in the field of Biochemistry.
Last Updated: May 12, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

Databases Print Page

Online Databases

Use these article databases to find articles from scholarly journals to use in your research.


  • American Chemical Society journals Full-text access to all ACS journals online.
  • Elsevier Journals (Science Direct) Over 620 full-text research journals from Elsevier. The years for which full-text is available will vary for each journal.
  • SciFinder Scholar (CAS) - The CAS databases provide access to: >23 million single- and multi-step reactions; >2 billion predicted property values; >4 million experimental properties; the CAS REGISTRY database with >53 million substances; all relevant patent records from 9 of the major patent offices; sequences combined from CAS and GenBank databases.
  • SciFinder REGISTRATION - Use this link to create an account for SciFinder Scholar. You must be on campus to register.


  • Academic Search Premier (Ebsco) General database for nearly 4,600 publications, including nearly 3,500 (scholarly) peer-reviewed journals.
  • Annual Reviews - Scholarly review articles in the fields of biological and medical sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences.
  • BioOne -    Full-text peer-reviewed online journals in the biosciences.
  • BIOSIS: Biological Abstracts Comprehensive periodical index for Life Sciences. Abstracts only.
  • CINAHL (Ebsco) -  Abstracts from 1200+ journals in nursing and allied health disciplines. Includes Pre-CINAHL
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition -  Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
  • Highwire Press - from Stanford.
  • JSTOR Large database of scholarly materials on multiple topics. Does not include the latest 2-5 years, but very extensive.
  • MEDLINE (EBSCO) -  Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.
  • OmniFile (Wilson) General databse for business, education, science, humanities, social sciences, general
  • ProQuest Direct (UMI) General database for 4,000+ periodicals, many full-text. This link searches multiple databases, including Research Library, ABI/Inform, Dissertations & Theses, & ProQuest Newspapers.
  • PubMed Central PubMed Central (PMC) is an electronic archive of full-text journal articles, offering free access to its contents. PMC contains over half a million articles, most of which have a corresponding entry in PubMed.
  • SAGE Full-Text Online Journals - Full-text access to 480+ journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine from SAGE Publications.
  • SIRS Full-text articles on arts, humanities, government & general research.
  • SpringerLink -  (Journals 1997+; E-books 2006-2010.) Online access to 1,300 Science, Technology & Medicine journals, 12,000 e-books (2005+), & the entire Springer Protocols collection (20,000).
  • Springer Protocols -   More than 20,000 searchable online protocols in life sciences and biomedicine. They provide step-by-step “recipes” which can be executed in a controlled laboratory environment.
  • Web of Knowledge (ISI) A selective index to literature in Science, Social Science and Art & Humanities. It also shows the number of times articles have been cited by other researchers.
  • Wiley Online Library Access: Current titles only; no backfiles. Content from >2,500 journals, books, reference works, databases, lab manuals & The Cochrane Library of Medicine.


    Subject Guide

    Profile Image
    Brooks Haderlie

    Loading  Loading...