Last Updated: Mar 7, 2014
How to request items not available online at Brown.
Use ILLiad for journal articles not held at Brown.
Faculty and medical students may use ILLiad to request scans of journal articles held only in print.
Use easyBorrow for books, CDs, DVDs, and other physical items.
When you have the citation, but want the full article.
1940's-present; PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 20 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources. [This resource is publicly available.] The Library also has access to MEDLINE via Web of Knowledge and via Ovid Medline.
- Biological Abstracts
1969-present; international coverage of research in the life sciences.
- Web Of Science
1900-present; The Web of Science includes the three ISI citation indexes: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, and Science Citation Index.
- Brown Databases (Full A-Z list)
High Impact Neuroscience and Neurology Journals (based on Journal Citation Reports rankings)
Use Brown's eJournals for the complete list of biomedical journals.
To gain access to licensed resources:
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