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BIOSIS Previews Database

BIOSIS Previews is the world's most comprehensive reference database for life science research. It covers original research reports and reviews in traditional biological and biomedical areas. It also covers references to primary journal literature on vital biological research, medical research findings, and discoveries of new organisms.

Coverage includes traditional areas of biology such as:

  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Microbiology

Coverage also includes related fields such as:

  • Biomedical
  • Agriculture
  • Pharmacology
  • Ecology

And, interdisciplinary fields such as:

  • Medicine
  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Bioengineering
  • Biotechnology

Product Coverage

  • Coverage from 1926 to the present

  • Nearly 6,000 journal titles

  • Over 19,100,000 bibliographic records

  • Updated weekly with nearly 600,000 records added each year

  • Over 165,000 documents from more than 1,500 meetings

  • Approximately 20,000 references come from review articles

  • Approximately 13,000 references are non-critical reviews of books, book chapters and software

  • Approximately 16,000 references are to US patents

Database Records

Full records include complete bibliographic details and author abstracts.

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