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Scientific and Technical Material Aggregators
Science Accelerator http://www.scienceaccelerator.gov
Searches 12 databases of energy-related research
Searches 42 databases covering all fields of science but also more than 2,000 selected websites.
- Board on Geographic Names
Database of physical and cultural features in the U.S. that gives latitude, longitude, and other location information
- DTIC Online
- Federal R&D Project Summaries
Interactive site that aims to consolidate access to maps, data, and other geospatial information.
- National Technical Information Service
databases contain bibliographic information on reports, standards, and
other publications that can be ordered from NTIS, as well as some free
- Patent Full-Text Databases
Covers patents from 1790 to the present (updated weekly). Patents from 1976 forward are full-text searchable
Collection of videos from universities, research centers, etc., dealing with scientific topics of public interest
- Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS)
searching various Smithsonian databases and collections including the
Library, catalogs of paintings, and sculpture, archival material, sound
recordings, films, and photographs
WorldWide Science.org (http://worldwidescience.org)
Searches 76 databases or portals from 65 countries and includes a translation feature for help with foreign language materials.
PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular
plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S.
and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists,
distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, crop
information, automated tools, onward Web links, and references.
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