An academic database is a collection of information that can be searched and used for research and writing. Databases include articles, journals, reports, magazines, newspapers, books, and more. Some databases are subject specific and some cover many areas of interest.
Aquaculture CompendiumAquaculture Compendium is an encyclopedic, mixed media resource covering all aspects of aquaculture. It addresses issues of aquatic animal and plant production, natural resources and environment, biodiversity, trade, food security and safety, poverty alleviation, livelihoods and much more.
Oceanic AbstractsIndexes journal articles, reports, books, theses and conference proceedings related to the marine and brackish-water environment. Coverage includes biological, chemical, physical and geological oceanography, as well as aquaculture, maritime law, shipping, navigation and meteorology. Oceanic Abstracts is part of Proquest’s Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database.
Other databases that may contain Aquaculture and related information may include:
Biological & Agricultural IndexBiological & Agricultural Index Plus™ provides full text of articles from over 100 journals dating back to 1997, as well as indexing and abstracts of more than 380 publications. Subject coverage includes agriculture & agricultural research, atmospheric science, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, environmental science, geology, marine biology microbiology, physics and much more.
CAB Abstracts 1973-presentProduced by CABI Publishing, CAB Abstracts (1973 to Present), covers the significant research and development literature in the applied life sciences, including agriculture, forestry, human nutrition, veterinary medicine and the environment. Coverage dates back to 1973.
CAB Abstracts ArchiveCAB Abstracts covers the applied life sciences, including agriculture, forestry, human nutrition, veterinary medicine and the environment. Includes some links to full-text. 1973 - present. Hosted by OvidSP.
Environment CompleteContains more than 2.4 million records from more than 2,200 domestic and international titles going back to 1888 (including over 1,350 active core titles) as well as more than 190 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 920 journals. It also offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.
ScienceDirectCollection of over 2200 full text journals covering Agriculture, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Energy, Engineering, Environmental Science,Health Sciences, Immunology, Materials Science, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physics, Psychology and the Social Sciences. Search across all journals or subsets of journals, abstracts, databases, and reference works. Dalhousie users may register for free "alerts" services and other customizable options. Also included in ScienceDirect are over 500 full text books.
SpringerLinkThis electronic collection includes most journals from volume 1, and e-books from 2005 onward. It also includes many books in series and reference works. Fulltext content not available to Dalhousie users displays a yellow Locked icon.
Wiley Online LibraryWiley Online Library offers over 3 million articles from 1400+ peer-reviewed primary research and survey journals, more than half of which are published in partnership with international scholarly and professional associations. Wiley covers the full spectrum of science, medicine, technology, business, social sciences, and the humanities, and includes many titles ranked at the forefront of their fields. Dalhousie subscribes to most Wiley journals but only selected books. Look for the "unlocked" icon which signals access.
Sustainable Development Goals OnlineSustainable Development Goals Online (SDGO) is an interdisciplinary collection of digital content, including Taylor & Francis’ books and journals across all disciplines, themed around the SDGs. SDGO includes more than 12,000 selected articles and chapters in an online library covering the 17 SDGs, plus teaching and learning materials (presentations, videos, case studies, teaching guides, and lesson plans). It was created in partnership with United Nations agencies and guided by an international Advisory Board comprised of academics, policy-makers, government, NGOs and more. It has major updates twice yearly in April and September.
These databases contain information on a variety of subjects and are a good place to search:
Academic Search PremierComprehensive academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. This database is updated on a daily basis
EBSCOhost DatabasesProvides access to many databases purchased from EBSCO including: Academic Search Premier, America: History & Life, Business Source Complete, CINAHL, EconLit, Film & Television Literature Index, Gender Studies, GreenFILE, Historical Abstracts, International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, and SPORTDiscus.
Google ScholarSearch for academic sources using the Google search engine.
ProQuest DatabasesThis link provides access to the databases purchased from Proquest: ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals Canadian Periodicals Canadian Research Index CBCA Complete ComDisDome Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) Dissertations & Theses @ Dalhousie University Environmental Science and Pollution Management ERIC GeoRef Index Islamicus International Index to Music Periodicals Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) PAIS Philosopher's Index ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source ProQuest Research Library Social Services Abstracts Sociological Abstracts
ScopusScopus is one of the largest abstract and citation databases of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.