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Special Encyclopedias

Kirk Othmer Encyclopedia - Contains a 31 page article on "Tissue Engineering." 


Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Technology - Contains a 40 page article on "Biotechnology, 6. Special Applications" with a section on "Tissue Engineering."

Synthesis Digital Library - Peer-reviewed, expert reports on R&D topics in engineering and computer science. Includes Coll. 1-3 and CIS part of Coll. 4.


RefWorks @ UMass



When searching in a database use the most important keywords for your search. Use Boolean Operators - AND, OR, NOT - to connect search terms.

Web of Science  Provides a search by cited reference, topic, author, and more for articles in almost all important English-language journals. Arts and Humanities covers 1975-present; Social Sciences 1956-present; and Science 1900-present.  Works poorly with Safari and does not work with IE9.

PubMed  National Library of Medicine's comprehensive database of citations to medical journal articles, with links to UMass-subscribed full text, 1966-present.

SciFinder Web  Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) databases of chemistry and related scientific fields. Mid 1800's-present.  SciFinder Web requires account registration with a UMass Amherst email account.  License terms requires that users connect to SciFinder Web though a computer on the UMass Amherst network.

Google Scholar  Use within UMass’ IP range to access many UMass online journal subscriptions. In Scholar Preferences, you can choose to export citations to RefWorks bibliographic manager.

Accessing databases from off-campus requires that you login using your IT username and password.


Specialized Databases

Biological Abstracts Comprehensive coverage of the life sciences literature, including journal articles, conference papers, and books relating to life sciences, 1969-present.

BioOne  Bioscience research journals in full text. IncludesBioOne.1, BioOne.2, and open access journals. Coverage varies; earliest is 1994-present.

Engineering Village Comprehensive access to engineering journal articles, conference papers, and web sites, 1884-present.

IEEE Explore All IEEE journals (including Spectrum), standards, transactions, and major conference proceeding since 1988, plus some content since 1952, to present.

Inspec  Comprehensive index of articles and other scholarly work on electrical engineering: electronics, control engineering, telecom, computing, IT, etc., 1898-present.

Scitation The journals of six key physics and engineering societies, 1893-present.


Grant Writing Info

Lexis Nexis Congressional - Use the Advanced Search feature to to find information about Stem Cell policy in CRS reports (Congressional Research Services).  Stem Cell Research: Science, Federal Research Funding, and Regulatory Oversite - dated August 24, 2012.

NIH Grant Writing

NIH - Grant Writing Tips Sheet

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