This collection provides extensive coverage in the field sciences, with great depth in botany, ecology, and ornithology, along with important titles in general science, medicine, nursing, epidemiology, and public health.
Five renowned botanical gardens enhance the offering of botany titles: Missouri Botanical Garden and the New York Botanical Garden (U.S.); Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (U.K.); Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum, Berlin-Dahlem (Germany); and Nationale Plantentuin van Belgie (Belgium).
This collection includes one of the largest aggregations of journals in the field science, with titles in botany, ecology, and ornithology, including many highly cited and top-ranked journals by ISI impact factor: The American Naturalist, Annual Review of Ecology Evolution and Systematics, The Auk, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, The Condor, Journal of Avian Biology, The Plant Cell, Plant Physiology, and Wildlife Monographs.
The health sciences discipline offers journals in medicine, nursing, epidemiology, and public health. Notable titles include The American Journal of Nursing, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Environmental Health Perspectives, Epidemiology, and The Journal of Infectious Diseases, as well as BMJ: British Medical Journal, one of the most widely read medical journals in the world.
Developmental and cell biology
Many of the journals in the Life Sciences Collection are among the first publications established in their emerging fields, such as Invertebrate Biology, The Journal of Cell Biology, and Radiation Research. These titles provide valuable historical perspective and include articles that chronicle the development of their disciplines.
The collection includes the publications from several premier societies in their respective fields, such as the American Entomological Society, American Ornithological Society, American Society of Mammalogists, and Botanical Society of America.