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Sciences Library

Sciences Library

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Phone: (319) 335-3083




This LibGuide has been created to help you find resources for general science classes or science classes for non-majors.

If you would like more resources in a particular discipline, please see our subject-specific LibGuides.  You can also visit the Sciences Library for help in using the resources listed on this page.

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Accessing Online Information: Where to Start

 Here are some databases and online resources available to you:

  • Web of Science 
    This is a great place to start for any of the sciences, particularly biological sciences.
  • PubMed 
    Citations for biomedical literature from Medline and other sources.
  • GeoRef 
    Geology and Geophysics articles
  • ProQuest Environmental Science Collection 
    environmental science related full-text articles, figures and tables within articles, environmental impact statements, and bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (ESPM).
    International scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, computing and control engineering
  • Scitation 
    From the American Institute of Physics (AIP)
    National agricultural library

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Head, Sciences Library

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Leo Clougherty
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Sciences Library
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
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Sciences Reference & Instruction Librarian

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Sara Scheib

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