Search form

Blog Icon Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Tumblr Icon Instagram Icon Flickr Icon YouTube Icon RSS Icon Email Icon

Tools for the Researcher @ The Smithsonian Institution Libraries
SIL Logo

Database Finder:
Citation & Full-Text Databases from Smithsonian Libraries

Free Access
These databases can be be accessed from any computer.
Database
Abstracts in Anthropology [Free Access]
AGRICOLA [Free Access]
Algaebase [Free Access]
AnimalBase: Early Zoological Literature Online [Free Access]
Art and Artists Files in the Smithsonian Libraries Collections [Free Access]
Bibliography of the History of Art [Free Access]
Biodiversity Heritage Library [Free Access]
CAMEO: Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online [Free Access]
Catalogue of Life (Species 2000 - ITIS) [Free Access]
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers [Free Access]
Conservation Information Network (BCIN) [Free Access]
DART-Europe E-Theses Portal [Free Access]
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online [Free Access]
EDGAR (Securities and Exchange Commission) [Free Access]
Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) [Free Access]
ERIC (Department of Education) [Free Access]
ETHOS: Electronic Theses Online Service [Free Access]
FishBase [Free Access]
GEOnet Names Server [Free Access]
In the First Person: an Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories ... [Free Access]
Index of Botanical Publications (Harvard University Herbaria) [Free Access]
International Architecture Database [Free Access]
IOPI Database of Plant Databases [Free Access]
ITIS: Integrated Taxonomic Information System [Free Access]
Kew Bibliographic Databases [Free Access]
LibDex (The Library Index) [Free Access]
Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web [Free Access]
Library Catalogs (listing from the Library of Congress) [Free Access]
Library of Congress Catalog [Free Access]
Looksmart FindArticles [Free Access]
Medline (PubMed) [Free Access]
MedlinePlus [Free Access]
Modern Inventors Database [Free Access]
National Library of Medicine's LOCATORplus [Free Access]
Plant Information Online [Free Access]
ProQuest Dissertation Express [Free Access]
ProQuest PQDT Open Access Dissertations [Free Access]
Scirus [Free Access]
Smithsonian Institution Contributions and Studies Series [Free Access]
Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS) [Free Access]
Smithsonian Libraries' Catalog (SIRIS) [Free Access]
SORA: Searchable Ornithological Research Archive [Free Access]
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers [Free Access]
Tree of Life Web Project [Free Access]
U.S. Geological Survey Library [Free Access]
uBio Project [Free Access]
World's Fairs: A Bibliography [Free Access]


Contacts | Privacy | Copyright | Smithsonian Home | Libraries 'Galaxy of Knowledge'

Visit the libraries blog!


Electronic resources for which SIL pays a fee to vendors have various licensing constraints; some are explicitly restricted to our Authorized Users. Authorized Users are those individuals officially affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution, for example, those registered library patrons serving in the capacity of full or part time employees, fellows, interns, individuals under contract, and other registered patrons who are assigned to an authorized Smithsonian site. Non SI affiliated library users may access SIL purchased electronic resources only when they are using terminals physically located in the library.