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Databases: find journal articles, technical reports, etc.

  • Academic Search Complete. Multidisciplinary database with full text for over 4,500 publications.
  • AGRICOLA. Produced by the National Agricultural Library.
  • AGRIS. Produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
  • Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts.
  • BioMed Central. Approximately 200 full text journals.
  • Business and Company Resource Center. Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, and full text articles.
  • Business Source Complete. Full text for over 2,300 publications.
  • Chemical Data Access Tool (CDAT). Use CDAT to find health and safety information submitted to EPA under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), including a broad range of health and safety information reported by industry under TSCA Sections 4,5, 8(d), and 8(e), unpublished, nonconfidential studies covering chemical testing results and adverse effects of chemicals on health and ecological systems, health and environmental effects information obtained through the High Production Volume (HPV) Challenge, and recently declassified confidential business information.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals [DOAJ]. Over 3500 free scholarly journals.
  • Environment Complete. Full text for over 400 journals.
  • FSTA: Food Science & Technology Abstracts.
  • Ingenta. References to articles from over 30,000 publications.
  • MEDLINE. Index produced by the National Library of Medicine. Includes over 3,600 journals covering all areas of clinical and experimental medicine, nursing, dentistry and health administration. Updated weekly. Coverage is 1947 to present.
  • Military & Government Collection. Full text for over 300 publications.
  • National Technical Information Service (NTIS) Database. Contains over 2.0 million bibliographic records to research reports, computer products, software, video cassettes, audio cassettes and more from the latest research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. The complete electronic file dates back to 1964. Most records include abstracts. Full text to research reports may be purchased from NTIS using the links in the bibliographic records.
  • Oceanic Abstracts.
  • ProQuest Newspapers. Full text of more than 500 U.S. and international news sources. Includes the Boston Globe, New York Times, Times of London, and the Wall Street Journal. Also includes the Bangor Daily News, Kennebec Journal, Morning Sentinel (Waterville), and Portland Press Herald.
  • PubMed. MEDLINE references, plus references to both very recent and older (1950-1965) biomedical literature . Produced by the National Library of Medicine.
  • PubMed Central (PMC). NIH archive of biomedical and life sciences journal articles.
  • Regional Business News. Full text for approximately 75 publications. Includes Business NH Magazine, New Hampshire Business Review, and Valley Business Journal (Rutland).
  • Science Accelerator. Full text research reports and "e-prints" from the Department of Energy, plus references to additional science and technology research.
  • TOXNET. Produced by the National Library of Medicine.
  • U.S. Patent Database.

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Educational Resources

Maine and Regional Resources

Professional Societies

Technical Data

Company and Product Directories

Internet Directories

Raymond H. Fogler Library University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 207-581-1661
Updated: 04/17/2014
by Nancy Curtis

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