Neuroscience Pathfinder

Online Databases

Please note: not all journal articles in the following databases are full-text. Please email Ms. Sokoll if you would like to request an article via interlibrary loan.


Gale Science in Context (username & password: ladybug)
A nice starting place for researching significant scientific topics.  Provides magazine and newpaper articles, academic/scholarly/peer-reviewed journals, experiments, and media.
Gale General Science Collection (username & password: ladybug)
Contains over 1,000 scholarly journal articles.
Gale Psychology Collection (username & password: ladybug)
Contains 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
ProQuest (username: 50-28447  password: bigchalk)
Select the eLibrary Science database for magazines, newspapers, media, and a handful of scholarly journal articles.
Ebsco Advanced Placement Source (username: bull password: dawg)
Supports high school students in the sciences and contains over 5,550 full-text academic journals and magazines.


Contains biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
A free, publicly available deep web search engine that searches over 300 databases (*many aren’t indexed by Google*) in real-time.  It also drops duplicates and returns high quality results.
A scientific search engine that searches the free web.



A quick and easy way to create citations.
Jounal Title Abbreviations
Do you have a periodical/journal title that is abbreviated? Scroll through the list to find the actual title name (e.g. Biochem Mol Med = Biochemical and Molecular Medicine Journal).
Follow the general guidelines to evaluate whether your source is high-quality.