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View Resource CSIRO Publishing Electronic Edition Journals

CSIRO Publishing, the Australian scientific and technical journal publisher, has recently introduced limited-time free electronic access to eight scholarly journals (Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only). The journals cover the fields of botany, agriculture, physics, zoology, soil research, plant physiology, and wildlife research; 1997 issues only are available at this time. In the next few months,...

http://www.publish.csiro.au/journals
View Resource Annual Reviews: Biomedical/Life Sciences

_Annual Reviews: Biomedical Sciences_ covers 28 series ranging from Biochemistry to Public Health, and provides "systematic, periodic examinations of scholarly advances in a number of fields of science through critical authoritative reviews." The on-line edition includes full text and abstracts for 1997-Present; abstracts only for 1990-1996; and tables of contents only for 1984-1989. The free...

http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/bioeng
View Resource The Scientist: The News Journal for the Life Scientist

Provided with the cooperation of the Institute for Science Information (ISI) and the University of Pennsylvania, The Scientist (last discussed in the September 15, 1999 Scout Report for Science & Engineering) is a free newsletter for life scientists. Each issue features a variety of science news stories, focusing on recent developments, as well as commentary, opinion, "Hot Papers," professional...

https://www.the-scientist.com/
View Resource Journal of Biology

This new online journal published by BioMed Central is a free publication of "research articles of exceptional interest, with associated commentary." Articles and commentaries can be viewed by abstract, full text, or in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format for printing. Current and back issues will be available for browsing, and the search function allows users to search not only this journal, but also the...

https://bmcbiol.biomedcentral.com/
View Resource Vulpia: Contributions from the North Carolina State Herbarium

Vulpia, named in honor of the late Dr. W.B. Fox (fox: latin vulpes), is an online botanical publication produced by the herbarium at North Carolina State University. The database currently includes six papers published in 2002. Although other botanical topics and wider geographic coverage are also considered, Vulpia primarily covers issues of taxonomy, floristics, ecology, nomenclature, ornamental...

https://projects.ncsu.edu/cals/plantbiology/ncsc/vulpia/
View Resource The American Naturalist -- Electronic Edition

"The American Naturalist" now offers free access to rapid-release articles from upcoming issues of the journal. These articles will be made available until the issue they will appear in is published electronically, after which a paid subscription is required to view them online. As of June 13, 2003, three articles are available, covering gynodioecy, sexual selection in dung beetles, and...

https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/action/cookieAbsent
View Resource PubMed Central: An Archive of Life Science Journals

There has been an increased interest in open source publishing as of late, and the U.S government has gotten involved recently with the creation of PubMed Central (through the National Center for Biotechnology Information and the National Library of Medicine) in 2000. PubMed Central is a digital archive of life science journal literature which offers free and complete access to the contents of...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/
View Resource ActionBioscience.org

There are many websites dedicated to providing the public with information about the biological sciences, but ActionBioScience.org may be one of the best around. Started in 2000 by a group of concerned scientists and educators, the site provides articles by scientists, science educators and students on issues related to seven primary areas, including genomics, biotechnology, evolution, and...

http://www.actionbioscience.org/index.html
View Resource eLIFE

This highly thought of open access journal promises a speed and ease of publishing unheard of in most traditional life science journals. Initial decisions on a manuscript are usually made within days. Post-review decisions are made within weeks. Most articles only go through a single round of revisions. For the reader, this means that the results you’re reading are hot off the lab bench. Best of...

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https://elifesciences.org/