Libraries of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College


Databases by Subject | Science and Technology


  • Full text articles from the Encyclopedia of Science & Technology plus full text biographical information, news articles, and science dictionary.

ACS (American Chemical Society)

  • Full text from over 30 journals of the American Chemical Society.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

  • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, published by the Getty Research Institute, is the only comprehensive American guide to the current literature of architecture and design. The index covers international, scholarly and popular periodical literature, including publications of professional associations; US state and regional periodicals; and major serial publications in the architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia.


Biological & Agricultural Index Plus (H.W. Wilson)

  • Subject coverage includes agriculture & agricultural research, atmospheric science, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, environmental science, geology, marine biology microbiology, physics and much more.

Biological Abstracts

  • Comprehensive reference database covering life sciences journal literature (Botany, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Evolutionary ecology, Neurology, Toxicology, etc.). Coverage from 1926 to the present.

    ISI Web of Knowledge

BioMed Central

  • Journals across all biomedical fields - from basic life sciences to clinical medicine. All original research articles are peer reviewed and, if published, made immediately and freely available through PubMed Central, as well as through BioMed Central.

Cambridge Journals Online

  • Includes "Journal of Tropical Ecology", "New Theatre Quarterly"

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

  • Full text overviews and news covering topics in the biological sciences.

    Wiley Online Library


  • GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.


Journal of Biological Chemistry

  • Research reports on biochemistry and molecular biology.

Journal of Immunology

  • Novel peer-reviewed findings in all areas of experimental immunology. Manuscripts are published in the following sections: Cellular Immunology and Immune Regulation, Clinical immunology, Host Defense, Immunogenetics, Inflammation, Molecular and Structural Immunology

JSTOR Global Plants

  • Community-contributed database that features more than two million high resolution plant type specimen images and other foundational materials from the collections of hundreds of herbaria around the world

Making of America (University of Michigan)

  • Making of America (MoA) is a free, digital library of approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles featuring primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction, particularly in the areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. (MoA is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.)

ProQuest Biology Journals

  • Science and biology - journal articles and magazines / Coverage: 1998-Current


ProQuest Computing

  • Database design, software development, web commerce, LANs, WANs, intranets and the internet - journal articles. 


ProQuest Science Journals

  • Science and technology - journal articles


ProQuest Telecommunications

  • Telecommunications - journal articles, magazines and newsletters.


PubMed Central

  • PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

  • is a gateway to government science information and research results. provides a search of over 50 scientific databases and 200 million pages of science information with just one query, and is a gateway to over 2100 scientific Websites


  • SciFinder® is a research discovery application that provides integrated access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.   [Note: SciFinder currently requires each user at the university to register and obtain their own login/password.]