Science, Engineering, & Technology Databases with Journal, Magazine & Newspaper Articles

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Search for full-text journal articles online from January 2009 to the present.  Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.

Science AAAS 

Search for full-text journal articles online from January 1997 to the present.  Founded in 1880, Science has grown to become the world's leading outlet for scientific news, commentary, and cutting-edge research as a peer-reviewed general-science journal.  Science has a strong tradition of editorial independence, of peer review and editorial quality.  Today, a century and a quarter after its founding, Science continues to publish the very best in scientific research, news, and opinion.

Scientific American Online

Search for full-text journal articles online from January 1993 to the present.  Scientific American is the world's premier magazine of scientific discovery and technological innovation for the general public. In every issue, leading scientists, inventors and engineers from diverse fields describe their ideas and achievements in clear and accessible prose; the work of select journalists rounds out the offerings. The graphics are rich in content and visual style.

American Chemical Society - ACS Journals

Search for full-text journal articles online from January 1996 to the present.  Includes peer-reviewed journals covering a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines including agricultural science, biotechnology, analytical chemistry, applied chemistry, biochemistry & molecular biology, chemical biology, chemical engineering, computer science, crystallography, energy & fuels, food science, environmental science, inorganic & nuclear chemistry, material science, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, pharmacology, physical chemistry, plant sciences, polymer science, and toxicology.

Academic Search Complete EBSCO

Provides a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,000 full-text periodicals - of which 6,000 peer-reviewed journals - in all disciplines.
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Associates Program Source EBSCO

Covers alcohol & drug abuse counseling, biotechnology, computer & data processing, CAD, electrical technology, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement & criminal justice, paralegal studies, and robotics.

AAPT American Journal of Physics

Publishes papers that meet the needs and intellectual interests of college and university physics teachers and students.

AAPT The Physics Teacher Online

Publishes introductory topics such as contemporary physics, applied physics, and the history of physics.