ScienceDirect – October Database of the Month

Elsevier’s ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering high impact journals in the fields of Science, Engineering, Humanities and the Social Sciences. Florida Atlantic University has access to over 1,000 of these titles, including archival collections in Business and Management, Biochemistry and Genetics, Economics, and the complete Cell Press backfiles.

The platform offers sophisticated search and retrieval functionality and new tools that allow efficient downloading of content that can be shared, stored and passed to colleagues. One can search by authors, titles, topics and utilize all your favorite boolean operators, or search on one or more disciplines. This system also produces alerts for new articles online and when a new journal issue hits the “stands.”

Features that allow for a customizable research experience, include:

  • Quick Link your favorites
    Let ScienceDirect remember your favorite titles, ScienceDirect pages and other websites.
  • Search Alerts
    Receive an e-mail alert when a stored search retrieves new results.
  • Topic Alerts
    Receive an email alert when new articles matching a chosen topic are available.
  • RSS Feeds
    Find out immediately if there are changes on ScienceDirect by choosing from several RSS Feeds.
  • TOP25 Hottest Articles
    Keep track of the latest trends and discover what your peers and colleaguesare reading with ScienceDirect’s free TOP25 Hottest Articles alerting service.
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