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New MeL Database: Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center logoDo applied, earth, life, physical or space sciences bring out your “inner Geek?” If you said ‘yes’, take a look at our new database, Science Reference Center, available to GRCC through MeL Michigan eLibrary.

Designed for students, Science Reference Center contains full-text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and images.

You can search the database by itself, or through our new OneSearch service!

If you’re off-campus or using wireless, you may be asked to log on with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.

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Do you love science?

 

The GRCC Library provides students and faculty FREE online access to one of the longest surviving science journals, Nature.  Prior to its inception, in the mid-19th century, scientists, astrologists, zoologists, and the like were often members of a Royal Society.  Through these membership societies, there was continuous communication amongst scholars within the same domains, although published information was only available for members.  Nature was created in an attempt to combine all science related research and communication into a single, collaborative platform.

Today, Nature continues to provide readers access to current jobs, research, trends, and issues present in various scientific fields.  The overarching classifications covered within the publication are life sciences, earth sciences, physical sciences, clinical practice, and chemistry. Further, the journal often links science to social issues being experienced around the world, educating users on how science is intertwined within our society.

If your studies or personal interests have you seeking a quality, easily accessible resource pertaining to any of these domains you’ll definitely want to check Nature out!

To view current and past issues of this publication, CLICK HERE!

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Science available online

Science cover imageWhenever there is breaking science news, there is a good chance that it was first covered in the journal Science.  “Founded by Thomas A. Edison in 1880 and published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Science is the world’s largest circulation general science journal renowned for its highly-cited, peer-reviewed research papers, and its special strength in life science disciplines.”

Access the most recent issues of Science (2000-present) through our licensed link to the AAAS; older issues (back to 1880) are available through our JSTOR Life Sciences account.

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