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Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute (MTBI)

Resources for the Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute's student programs.

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To see the full text of an item, click on either the  "full text" or "PDF" link given in the reference.  

If there is no "full text" or "PDF" link, look for the yellow "Get It @ ASU" button; this service list the delivery options available to you.  

Article Databases

On the ASU Library's website, the frequently used databases are listed at the bottom of the center column for quick access.  All of the 300+ databases to which the ASU Library subscribes are accessible via the "Research Databases" link on the gray navigation bar. 

Recommended Research Databases for: 

Multi-Disciplinary Databases

  1. Library One Search
    The ASU Library main search engine; covers a variety of subject areas and material types.  Once you have searched your topic, use the "Content Type" limiter in the left column, to restrict the results to just "journal articles" (or whatever other content you'd like to include).


    Library One Search  

  2. Google Scholar
    Covers whatever scholarly material publishers make available on the web.  One of the few databases that searches the full text of items.   This version of Google Scholar is set to give the ASU Library's "Get It @ ASU" link.  
    • For those from other universities, if you would like to have your library's "Linker" displayed in addition to ASU's, click on the "settings" icon on the main page, then in the left column, click on "library links" and put your university's name in the box.   Save, and now you'll see your own library's links as well as "Get It @ ASU"
    • Want to be able to export a citation to your citation management software?  Click on the "settings" icon on the main page, then use the Bibliography Manager to select the appropriate software or format.  Save, and now you'll see a exporting link for each item in your results set.

  3. Web of Science
    Covers the world's leading journals from the humanities, social sciences as well as science, engineering and technology. ASU Library only subscribes to the "Web of Science Core Collection."   


Biology and Medicine Databases

Computer Science, Physics, and Engineering Databases

  • ACM Digital Library
    Covers articles from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) journals, magazines, and conference proceedings; the full text of these items are within the database.    This database also includes the ...
    ACM Guide to Computing Literature
    Once you've done a search in the ACM Digital Library, you'll see an optional link at the top of the results list to expand the search beyond the ACM publications to include articles from other publishers in the computing science area.   The full text of these additional items will not be within the database.  To find these other items in the ASU Library, copy and paste the title of the item into "Library One Search".

  • Compendex
    Covers journal articles and conference papers from all areas of engineering.  You can search both Compendex and Inspec databases at the same time - make sure both database boxes (just above the search boxes) on the main screen are checked. 

  • IEEEXplore
    Covers all applications of electrical engineering and contains the full text of  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) books, journal articles, conference papers and industry standards.   Also includes some Institution of Engineering and Technology (ITE) publications.

  • Inspec 
    Covers the areas of physics, electrical engineering, and computing sciences; includes journal articles and conference proceedings.  You can search both Compendex and Inspec databases at the same time - make sure both database boxes (just above the search boxes) on the main screen are checked. 

Mathematics Databases

  • MathSciNet
    Covers journal articles and books from all areas of mathematics.  

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