How do I... Find Science Resources

Find science resources

A wide variety of science databases, journals and resources are available to Smithsonian researchers.  Learn how to search like a pro using these training videos and tip sheets. 

Science Libraries at the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Libraries offers more than 600,000 volumes of monographs and serials on every aspect of the natural and physical sciences.  Contact the subject librarians at each location listed here for more details on resources and access to collections. 
All Science Libraries

Databases for Science Research

Smithsonian Libraries offers staff and visitors access to many scientific databases, including Zoological Abstracts, Anthrosource, and Web of Science. A complete listing of these databases is located on the Libraries' A-Z List of e-Journals & Databases. 
All Science Databases

Finding Full Text Science Articles

Some databases do not include the full text of articles.  Included are several methods you can use to find and access the full text of an article.
Finding Full Text Articles

Natural & Physical Sciences Subject Guides

These subject guides compiled by Smithsonian Libraries staff will lead you to additional websites for researching the natural & physical sciences.
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