Bibliographic Databases & Disciplinary Repositories


AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. The database covers materials in all formats, including printed works from the 15th century. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition and earth and environmental sciences.

The Archie Carr Center for Turtle Research (Sea Turtle Online Bibliography 1965- )

Indexes more than 11,000 items covering all aspects of sea turtle biology, conservation, and management.

DoE Data Explorer

Discover science, technology, engineering research and data collections from the US Department of Energy.


The Dryad Digital Repository is a curated resource that makes the data underlying scientific publications discoverable, freely reusable, and citable. Dryad provides a general-purposehome for a wide diversity of datatypes.


FishBase is relational database with fish information for research scientists, fisheries managers, zoologists, and others.


Fossilworks provides query, download, and analysis tools that utilize the Paleobiology Database's large relational database assembled by hundreds of paleontologists from around the world.


Ingenta is one the world's largest websites for the search and delivery of research articles. It provides a free online search service of more than 25,000 publications. The database can be searched by title, author, keyword and even journal issue number. Document delivery of articles is available for a fee.

Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity (KNB)

The Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity (KNB) is an international repository intended to facilitate ecological and environmental research.  Share, discover, access, and interpret complex ecological data. 


A global information system about fish larvae, providing fast and easy access to all information relevant to the identification and rearing of fish larvae for aquaculture and stock enhancement and for the conservation and re-establishment of fish biodiversity.

National Sea Grant

The National Sea Grant Depository (NSGD) serves as an archive of all Sea Grant-funded documents - more than 72,000 publications. Database includes journal articles, conference proceedings, technical reports, brochures, fact sheets, books, maps, newsletters and audio-visual materials. Publications cover a broad range of disciplines: marine education, fisheries management, aquaculture, environmental studies, research methods, seafood science and industry, diving technology, etc.

National Technical Reports Library (NTRL) Public Access

One of the world's largest repositories of results from research sponsored by the U.S. Government.  Access is available to more than 3 million titles, with 800,000 reports available in PDF.  Users must register and create an ID to use the basic search box. 

National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

The National Ecological Observatory Network is a continental-scale observation system for examining ecological change over time. 

Pub Med

PubMed provides access to a database of bibliographic information drawn primarily from MEDLINE and PREMEDLINE. MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, dentistry, nursing, veterinary medicine, the health care system and the preclinical sciences. The MEDLINE file contains bibliographic citations and author abstracts from approximately 3,900 current biomedical journals with about 9 million records dating back to 1966.

Project Euclid

A mix of open access and subscription content, with approximately 70% of content freely available.  Includes full text access to the journal Annals of Mathematics.