Created by Emily Smart, Graduate Reference Assistant 2011-2012.
Updated by Michelle Zigler, Graduate Reference Assistant 2017-2018
Core Online Resources
Use the resources listed below to get you started on your research. Keep in mind that the titles below are just a sampling of what we have. Purchased databases with the icon are accessible only to MU users.
Encyclopedia of Computational ChemistryECC contains over 300 articles, all extensively cross-referenced. Technical terms are explained in short Definitions. Each year around 50 new and updated Articles will be added, so that the Encyclopedia will keep up-to-date with the development of computational chemistry.
Encyclopedia of MammalsCovers the behaviour, diet, distribution, and evolution of every known living mammal in the world.
Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic SynthesisEncyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis is a reference source for reagents used in organic synthesis which for each reagent includes uses and characteristics, examples of use, physical data, solubility, preparative methods and literature references
Encyclopedia of Research DesignAn encyclopedia of information on quantitative and qualitative research design, research methods, statistics and mathematical concepts used in research. Includes reviews of tools and articles that have had an impact on how research is conducted and results are analyzed.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia Online resource covering more than 4,000 species categorized by Amphibians, Reptiles and Birds, Fish, Insects, Mammals and Simple Aquatic Life, including information on evolution, habitat, behavior, range and more
Oxford Art OnlineOxford Art Online includes Grove Art Online, Oxford companion to Western art, Concise Oxford dictionary of art terms, and Encyclopedia of aesthetics. Grove Art Online provides access to over 45,000 signed articles, 21,000 biographies, and 5000 searchable and embedded images.
Scientific and Technical Acronyms, Symbols and AbbreviationsScientific and Technical Acronyms, Symbols and Abbreviations is a searchable, online resource providing over 200,000 entries covering the abbreviations, symbols and acronyms used in science and technology, coveirng such subjects as chemical symbols, scientific associations and societies, units of measure, and professional credentials.