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Guide to Science Resources  

Science related databases, Web sites, books, e-books, and other resources
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Science Search Engines

Specialized search engines to help you find authoritative information on the Web:

Evaluate the authority of information on the Web with our library's guide.


Find a Printed Book

The links below will take you into catalogUSMAI and show you a list of printed books for that subject heading:



Use the library database eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) to find full-text online science books such as:

National Academies Press



UMUC's Guide to Science Resources includes recommended databases, Web sites, books, E-books, and other science related information.

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Most Recommended Library Databases


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Web Sites


Science News Podcasts

Weekly podcasts from Science Magazine.

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Science & Health News from National Public Radio

The latest health and science news. Updates on medicine, healthy living, nutrition, drugs, diet, and advances in science and technology.

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