Biology and life sciences

Scopus, a broad view of global research

Scopus delivers a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. As the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature including scientific journals, books and conference proceedings, Scopus has intuitive tools that allow you to track, analyse and visualise research.

RCNi Learning - Helping nursing students bridge the gap between theory and practice

RCNi Learning is a brand new interactive online learning resource designed to help nursing students prepare for clinical practice. It consists of 135 modules (which will grow to 185 next month), covering 43 topics including communication, cancer, acute care, wound care, mental health and many more.

CABI - Improving Lives Worldwide via Information on Scientific Solutions to Agricultural, Environmental and Public Health Challenges

Global Health and CAB Abstracts, both produced by CABI, are two of the world's most definitive bibliographic scientific research databases covering the fields of agriculture, environmental sciences and public health.

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NPJ Clean Water

NPJ Clean Water, a new open access research journal dedicated to solving the global challenge of ensuring clean water supplies, will be published by Nature Publishing Group in partnership with King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

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PharmaPendium

Elsevier has announced the launch of a new module in PharmaPendium, its database of drug approval documents and extracted data to inform critical drug development decisions

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PharmaPendium

Elsevier has announced that the London university UCL has subscribed to PharmaPendium, part of Elsevier's R&D Solutions for Pharma and Life Sciences

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Cartoon abstracts are a very effective way to bring research to life, writes Daniel Pullin

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Judy Verses is executive vice president for research at John Wiley and Sons

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From pilots to practice, more and more publishers are warming to open peer review, reports Rebecca Pool