Use a Reference Database to gather information about a topic before you really start your research. This way, you'll have a better understanding of your topic and the articles you find in the research process will make more sense.
Provides science reference materials—online and fully searchable. Access to all the articles, fully illustrated, from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Research Updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks, thousands of illustrations, and the latest Science News® headlines, biographies, and more.
Spanning 25 different subject areas, bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias with results that range from short-entry, general reference to more in-depth articles on specialized subjects.
Online Reference Works (Encyclopedias)
Use a specialized reference source for context and general information about your research topic.