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Sciences: Resources for the Sciences

credible library and web resources on a variety of science topics

Find information on a variety of science topics with these suggested library and web resources. Discover databases with science articles and eJournal subscriptions available from the library. Watch free streaming videos on science topics from library collections and reputable websites or find eBooks on Science topics. Check out the online science magazines and science research in the web resources for the sciences section.

Related research guides recommends other subject guides on STEM topics. Need more help? Ask a Librarian

Databases with science articles

This is an alphabetical list of specialized library databases with articles from magazines and academic journals in various science disciplines.

Mulit-subject Databases

Articles on science topics can also be found in the multi-subject databases JSTOR and  ProQuest Research Library. 

Find eBooks on Science topics

The EBSCOhost eBook Collection has books on more science topics than our print collection. Reference materials are also available in this collection.

eJournal Subscriptions

In addition to article databases Thigpen Library subscribes to individual journals with online access to articles.

Web Resources for the Sciences

Online Science Magazines

These free online magazines are from reputable publishers. Access to some content may be limited.

Science Research

These resources are from reputable organizations, but are NOT affiliated with a library database.

Streaming videos on science topics

Video collections from the Library

Videos from these library subscription databases meet accessibility standards. Users must login to view videos when off-campus.

Videos on the web

These free videos may not meet all accessibility standards, but are from reputable sources. Users can create an account with the New York Times using Vol State's subscription.

Related Research Guides

For additional recommended resources look at these subject guides that cover STEM related topics.

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About this Sciences guide

The purpose of this Sciences guide is to link users to credible resources that may help them with college courses in the various science disciplines.

Images used on this guide are 1) available on the public domain, 2) created from a licensed resource, and/or 3) licensed under a Creative Commons license and used according to the terms in the license.