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Find the best library databases for your research.

Find articles in scholarly journals and magazines with these databases and indexes. Look for UILink button in search results to link to full text resources (when available). For assistance please visit E-Resources Help: problems, tips, etc.

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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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Birds of the World is a powerful resource that brings deep, scholarly content from four celebrated works of ornithology into a single platform where biologists and birders can find comprehensive life history information on birds. Every bird has a story. Discover them all with Birds of the World.
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ClinMicroNow is a service from American Society for Microbiology Press, in partnership with Wiley, offering its gold standard clinical microbiology publications online for quick and easy access. ClinMicroNow includes: Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Cases in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, and Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook
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Developed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) in conjunction with the University of Utah Drug Information Service, Drug Shortages includes bulletins on shortages of drugs, biologics, devices, and specific dose forms. Updated daily, it includes recommendations on alternative therapies. Users can also report drug shortages to the ASHP through this resource.
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The University of Iowa Libraries is in the process of moving its institutional repository, Iowa Research Online (IRO), from bepress Digital Commons to Ex Libris Esploro. Although most of the content is the same in both systems, some legacy content is only available in Digital Commons and some new content is only available in Esploro. The two systems will exist in parallel for the next few months. Please contact lib-ir@uiowa.edu for assistance with either system.
Iowa Research Online preserves and provides access to the research and scholarship created by the University of Iowa’s faculty, students, and staff. The research papers, theses, dissertations, books, conference presentations, journals, and multimedia here represent Iowa’s rich intellectual and cultural community.
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LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. The articles are updated daily and are further categorized by different research topics and geographic locations for improved access.
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NB: All users need to register with a username and password.
A web-based analytics solution that provides comprehensive access to the research performance of over 14,000 research institutions and their associated researchers from 230 nations worldwide, SciVal allows users to visualize research performance, benchmark relative to peers, develop strategic partnerships, and identify and analyze new, emerging research trends, and create uniquely tailored reports.
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Trismegistos is a conglomerate of databases, with Texts, Collections, Archives, People, Places, and Authors as main sections, dealing with texts from the ancient western world dated between roughly 800 BC and AD 800.
NB: Limited to one user at a time.
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