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AccessScience

Online access
Description
AccessScience is a multi-media scholarly reference in the area of science and technology. It includes:
  • Over 9,000 online articles from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology 10th edition
  • Research Updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology
  • 110,000+ definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
  • 16,000 illustrations and graphics, and bibliographies containing more than 28,000 literature citations
  • Content contributed by more than 5000 researchers, including 36 Nobel Prize winners
  • Biographies of more than 2,000 well-known scientists from the Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography
  • Science and technology newsfeed from Science News
  • Media-rich content, such as Flash animations, image galleries, podcasts, charts, and videos
  • A study center with Q&As, AP Study Guides, and essay topics
Online access
Resource type
E-book
Coverage
Historical, Current
Update frequency
Daily
Access notes
Off-campus access restricted to current UFV students, faculty & staff.
Simultaneous users
Unlimited
Refworks compatible
RefWorks instructions
Where can I get this?
Title list
Print equivalents
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (10th ed.) McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
Help
Accessibility
Persistent Links
Yes
Creating Persistent Links - Access Science Persistent Linking is permitted.
Coursepacks
Yes
ELN partner libraries have permission to reproduce Encyclopedia articles and Research Updates from AccessScience (and no other content) in paper print form only in one or more Course Packs, subject to the terms and conditions outlined in agreement.
Classroom Handouts
Learning Management Systems
E-reserves
No
ELN partner libraries have permission to create electronic links to licensed materials from their own web pages. [Section 2.b]
ILL
Yes
From time to time, ELN partner libraries may supply to an individual user (whether by post, fax or secure electronic submission using Ariel or its equivalent) a single copy of an electronic original of an individual document contained within AccessScience.
Terms notes
Subjects
*Sciences (Interdisciplinary), Agriculture, Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Geography, Health Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Reference Sources
Pricing model
Subscription
Consortium
ELN
Vendor/publisher
McGraw-Hill
Content provider
Allows distance ed
Allows downloads
Misc notes