Database Details

ScienceDirect (Elsevier)

Alternative Name:   Science Direct,
Type:   Subject Gateway
Description:   ScienceDirect is an information source for scientific, technical, and medical research. It is searched using the Scirus search engine. Scirus is the most comprehensive science-specific search engine available on the Internet. Driven by the latest search engine technology, it enables scientists, students and anyone searching for scientific information to chart and pinpoint data, locate university sites and find reports and articles quickly and easily. It was launched by Elsevier Science, the leading international publisher of scientific information.
Publisher:   SCIRUS
Alternative Publisher Name:   Elsevier
Publisher URL:
Creator:   Reed Elsevier
Search Hints:   Truncation is not supported in Scirus searches.

To search using Boolean operators, you must use both search boxes. Do not enter "AND", "OR" or "NOT" in one search box.

When searching for authors, try searching in the format "Last, F" as well as "Last, First". To do that in one search, use both search boxes connected by "OR".

The first 4010 records retrieved by each search are available through MetaLib.

Year searches are done in All Fields.
Category/Subcategory:   Physical Sciences / General
   Engineering / General
   Life + Biomedical Sciences / General
   Social Sciences / Social Work
   Physical Sciences / Chemistry
   Physical Sciences / Earth + Environment
   Physical Sciences / Mathematics
   Physical Sciences / Physics + Astronomy
   Engineering / Chemical
   Engineering / Biomedical
   Engineering / Electrical + Computer
   Engineering / Civil
   Engineering / Mechanical
   Life + Biomedical Sciences / Ecology + Evolution
   Life + Biomedical Sciences / Clinical Sciences
   Life + Biomedical Sciences / Biomedical Science
   Life + Biomedical Sciences / Psychology + Psychiatry
   Life + Biomedical Sciences / Exercise + Sport Science
   Life + Biomedical Sciences / Pharmacology