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This page includes several commercial databases, marked with an asterisk (*), which are not available outside the ARLIS reading room except to ARLIS Founders. For non-Founder visitors to the ARLIS website, ScienceDirect and BioOne permit free access to the citation and abstract level and limited numbers of freely available articles.

Academic Search Premier* EBSCO Full text for many topics. Call 800-440-2919 if prompted for password. *Index to articles
*Some Full-Text
Agricola* EBSCO Agriculture, forestry, and animal science. Call 800-440-2919 if prompted for password. *Index to articles
*Some Full-Text
AGU Digital Library American Geophysical Union/Wiley Search page covers all journals published on behalf of AGU, 1896 to present. *Full Text
Alaska & Polar Periodicals Index UAF English language articles about Alaska, northern Canada, northern Scandanavia, the Russian Far East, and Antarctica, 1890-, strong from 1990-. 150,000 citations *Citations only. If direct link redirected, select from main menu at Goldmine.
Alaska Geological Data Index Alaska DNR DGGS Index to maps and publications of geological and mineral data. Full text.
ALNcat OCLC Subset of Worldcat that includes just the holdings of Alaskan libraries. *Citations, some links to full text.
Anthropology Plus* EBSCO Anthropology, archaeology and related fields. * Index to Articles and Books
* Citations Only
AquaLine* ProQuest Comprehensive focus on scientific literature concerning all aspects of water resources. *Index to articles and books
*Citations and abstracts only
Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)* ProQuest Primary database of information on aquatic, marine topics and fisheries topics. * Books
* Some Full-Text
Arctic & Antarctic Regions* EBSCO *Article, monographs, and proceedings on cold regions *Books
*Index to articles
*Some Full-Text
Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS) Arctic Institute of North America 79,000 records for publications and projects about northern Canada. ASTIS covers the three territories, the northern parts of seven provinces and the adjacent marine areas. ASTIS records contain abstracts, detailed subject and geographic indexing terms, and links to 21,000 publications online. *Bibliographic citations and abstracts
*Some links to full text
ArticleFirst* OCLC Articles from the contents pages of journals. * Index to articles
* Citations and abstracts only
BioOne* BioOne About 160 ejournals and other publications from more than 120 publishers. *Full-Text articles.
Chicago Manual of Style* University of Chicago Press 15th & 16th editions of a standard guide to style for scholarly publications. *Full-text.
Climatological Data-Alaska NOAA Monthly and annual summaries (1915-present). *Normals, pdfs, data files.
COS Conference Papers Index* ProQuest Citations to papers presented at scientific meetings worldwide, with subject emphasis in the environmental sciences. * Index to Articles
* Citations Only
Digital Pipeline Alaska Library Network Array of databases on many topics selected for Alaskan public libraries. Call 800-440-2919 if prompted for password. *Index to articles
*Some Full-Text
Electronic Collections Online* OCLC Articles published in scholarly journals. * Books
* Index to Articles
* Citations Only
Environment Complete* EBSCO Contains full text for more than 400 journals, offers deep coverage in all areas of environmental science. 1,590,000 records from 1,500 journals going back to 1920s, including 959 active core titles. * Index to articles
* Some Full-Text
Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management* ProQuest Comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences, including abstracts and citations from over 4000 scientific journals. * Index to Articles
Fish, Fisheries, & Aquatic Biodiversity Worldwide* EBSCO Articles, monographs, and proceedings on fish and all related topics. * Index to articles
* Citations and abstracts
* Some Full-Text
Google Scholar Google Google’s take on scholar search, with some links to freely available text. Content licensed by ARLIS is accessible within ARLIS firewall. *Citations
*Full text
*Cited references
GreenFile EBSCO Citations on relationships of humans and the environment, including global warming, recycling, and alternate fuels. 295,000 records from more than 600 titles, 1914 to date. *Index to articles
*Links to freely available text
HeinOnline* William S. Hein & Company U.S. federal and state legal, administrative, and congressional documents, including Federal Register (1938-), Code of Federal Regulations (1938-), U.S. Code (1925-) legislative histories, and many many other categories. *Full text
JSTOR Biological Sciences Collection JSTOR Non-current, back volumes of more than 150 journals in the biological sciences. Full text
Mineral Resources Online Spatial Data Alaska U.S. Geological Survey Interactive map showing multiple geospatial scientific data sets relevant to mineral resource assessment, exploration, and related environmental concerns. *Maps
*Data sets
National Sea Grant Program Library University of Rhode Island Digital library and official archive for NOAA Sea Grant documents. More than 22,000 full text documents. Updated monthly. *Citations/Abstracts
*PDF full text for many publications
NPS Datastore, IRMA (Integrated Resource Management Applications) National Park Service Data portal for GIS and other datasets, maps, National Park Service publications, reports and journal articles related to U.S. national parks and monuments. *Full text
*Map enabled search
*Textual search
Oceanic Abstracts* ProQuest Focuses on technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment. * Index to Articles
OnePetro OnePetro Technical literature on oil/gas exploration/production from:
American Petroleum Institute and other industry/professional associations.
*Citation/abstact export to Endnote/Refworks/Excel
*PDFs available for purchase
PapersFirst* OCLC Papers presented at conferences worldwide. * Index to Articles
ProceedingsFirst* OCLC Worldwide conference proceedings. * Books
* Some Full-Text
Sanborn Maps of Cities in Alaska* ProQuest Historical insurance maps of Alaskan cities. *Digital maps
*Descriptive keys
ScienceDirect* Elsevier More than 1,900 journals in all fields of the natural sciences and social science. *Full-Text.
Scientific Style and Format: the CSE Manual for Authors, Editors and Publishers [8th edition]* Council of Science Editors/University of Chicago Press Standard guide to manuscript style and format for scientific publications,8th edition. *full text
SLED Alaska State Library/UA Libraries Alaska *Citations
Toxline* Proquest Access to information in all areas of toxicology, especially environmental pollutants. * Books
* Some Full-Text
TreeSearch U.S. Forest Service Onestop site for US Forest Service Research and Development Publications online. Full text.
Water Resources Abstracts* ProQuest Articles related to water resources, water pollution and other water-related topics, including fisheries. * Books
* Some Full-Text
Web of Science – Cited Reference Search Thomson/Reuters Use drop down menu to change from “Basic Search” to “Cited Reference Search” *Cited reference searching
*Links to full text
Web of Science* Thomson/Reuters Science Citation Index Expanded, 2006+; Social Science Citation Index Expanded, 2006+ *Citations
*Cited reference searching
Wildlife & Ecology Worldwide* EBSCO Articles, monographs, and proceedings on wild mammals, birds, and related topics.Good source for grey literature and agency reports. * Books
* Citations Only
WorldCat * OCLC Traditional version of the most comprehensive catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide. Yields more precise search results than Worldcat Local. * Books
* Articles
* Mostly citations
* Some links to full text
Worldcat Local OCLC Modern interface to the most comprehensive catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide. Freely available. *Citations to books
*Citations to journal articles
*Some links to full text
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Bureau of Ocean Energy
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Bureau of Land Management
Fish & Wildlife Service
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council