Biological Abstracts on Web of Science

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Easily discover critical journal coverage of the life sciences with Biological Abstracts™, with topics ranging from botany to microbiology to pharmacology. Including BIOSIS™ indexing and MeSH terms, specialized indexing in Biological Abstracts helps you to discover more accurate, context-sensitive results.

Nearly every discovery is influenced by earlier research, both in its subject area and in related fields, and a publication can have significant influence and impact on other research after it has been published. When connected to the multidisciplinary citations on the Web of Science™ platform, Biological Abstracts has a full citation network to accurately and confidently connect you to the highest quality multidisciplinary research.

Biological Abstracts includes:

Biological Abstracts includes:

  1. Biological Abstracts is just one of the full collection of life sciences content and tools available in Web of Science that will help you explore the literature, analyze trends, measure impact, and get the full research picture. It includes journal coverage of the life sciences, with topics ranging from botany to microbiology to pharmacology.
  2. Backfile data to 1926
    Track over 90 years of vital data and find the supporting — or refuting — data you need. More backfiles give you the power to conduct deeper, more comprehensive searches and track trends through time.
  3. Comprehensive and relevant coverage
    Accessing Biological Abstracts on Web of Science means you can simultaneously search all other Web of Science resources your institution subscribes to, and take advantage of powerful tools such as cited reference searching. One common vocabulary within this platform enables your search terms to be matched to all relevant terms that may be categorized differently in other databases, delivering more complete and relevant results.
  4. Insightful analysis options
    Find hidden trends and patterns, gain insight into emerging fields of research, and identify leading researchers, institutions and journals with the Analyze Tool.
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