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Announcing online access to an additional three to four decades of scholarly research and knowledge. The online backfiles are now available for the following Elsevier journals in the ScienceDirect database:
Developmental Biology 1959 - 1994
Experimental Cell Research 1950 - 1994
Journal of Molecular Biology 1966 - 1994
BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher which has pioneered the open access publishing model. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central views open access to research as essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of research findings.
Faculty of 1000
Identifies and evaluates the most important articles in biology and medical research publications. The selection process comprises a peer-nominated global 'Faculty' of the world's leading scientists and clinicians who rate the best of the articles they read and explain their importance. On average, 1500 new evaluations are published each month; this corresponds to approximately the top 2% of all published articles in the biological and medical sciences.
JOVE: Journal of Visualized Experiments: JOVE is a peer-reviewed video journal devoted to the publication of biological research in a video format. JoVE publishes step-by-step demonstrations of biological experiments, which enables researchers andstudents to quickly learn new methods and experiments. JOVE is indexed in PubMed and Medline. Two new specialized content sections will be added soon: Neuroscience and Immunology& Infectious Diseases.
NANOnetBASE: nanoscience and nanotechnology references and full text documents from CRC Press.
Nanopolis uses multimedia to explain topics in nano-biotechnology, biology, chemistry physics.
Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology available online from 1933 to the present