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What is ScienceDirect?

ScienceDirect is a database from Elsevier containing a range of publications from foundational science to new and novel research. UMass Lowell faculty, students and staff have access to this large collection of Physical Sciences and Engineering publications, covering a range of disciplines.

Journals: ScienceDirect gives you access to peer-reviewed scientific, technical and health journals that span 24 major scientific disciplines.

Books; ScienceDirect covers 24 subject collections across disciplines such as biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology, chemistry, clinical medicine, engineering and veterinary medicine.

Basics of ScienceDirect

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Relevant content with one exception: faculty at UML are not paying for ScienceDirect. The cost of the database comes out of the library budget.