Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Databases & Research - Libraries

Science Databases

Use the databases listed below to find articles from magazines, journals and other publications.
Online books can be accessed through Ebrary.

Databases are restricted to use by Kalamazoo Valley Community College students, faculty and staff.

  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: Published bimonthly. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists informs the public about threats to the survival and development of humanity from nuclear weapons, climate change, and emerging technologies in the life sciences
  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries Journal of Family Issues: Published monthly, provides up-to-date research, theory, and analyses on marriage and family life.
  • Public Database PLoS Biology:  A free, peer-reviewed, open-access, online biology journal covering new research published by the Public Library of Science (PLoS). All articles have full-text.
  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries ProQuest Science Journals:  With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,145 titles, with more than 965 available in full text.
  • Michigan E-Library Psychology Collection (Gale): This collection gives understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time. Instant access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries ScienceDirect -- Health & Life Sciences:  Over 1,000 full-text health and life science journals, plus many more with abstracts only. Most include articles from 1995 - present.
  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries Today's Science:  Covers health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and society.