BioMolecular Engineering Databases

Recommended BIOE Databases

ScienceDirect College Edition

Covers the areas of physical sciences, engineering, social sciences, life sciences, health sciences, humanities. More informationScienceDirect

Applied Science and Technology

This bibliographic database is an outstanding resource for information on science and technology. EBSCOHost


Licensing of this database restricts usage to three (3) simultaneous users. This database indexes scholarly journals, trade magazines and conference proceedings in the field of engineering.Engineering Information


Access full text articles from journals in the fields of economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences. View a list of journal titles that MSOE has access to here and here.


This database contains full text electronic reference books, complete with interactive tables and graphs. Although over 500 books are contained in this database, MSOE has access ONLY to the Engineering titles. To search books within our subscription, change the box that reads “Entire Knovel Library” to “My Subscription.” More information.

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Indexes journals in the fields of business, finance and economics. ABI/INFORM Global offers the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels. More informationProquest

Academic Search Complete

Contains journal articles from many multidisciplinary fields such as social sciences, humanities, education, biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion and theology- to name a few. More informationEBSCO

Alt HealthWatch

This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. BadgerLink EBSCO

BioMed Central

An online publisher of free peer-reviewed scientific articles in all areas of medical research and biology.

Books 24×7

Find full text books in the subjects of business, information technology and overall well-being- which includes work, family, health and personal finance. You must register for this database using a valid MSOE email address.

Business Source Complete

This database is “the world’s definitive scholarly business database.”More informationEBSCO

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

Indexes journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.EBSCO

Consumer Health Complete

A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. Topics covered include aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children’s health, and men and women’s health. More informationBadgerLink EBSCO


Ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 publishers. Browse and search for titles in all academic subject areas. This database also offers a bookshelf for keeping track of your sources and for taking notes. View this Quick Start Video for more information. Proquest

EBSCO ebook Academic Collection

This collection contains a large selection of multidisciplinary ebooks.
Subject coverage of this database includes business, computer science, nursing, mathematics, technology & engineering, and much more. EBSCO

Google Scholar

Contains citations to papers, books, articles, patents, and other scholarly publications. A limited amount of the information appears in full text. More informationGoogle

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This resource indexes scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines- with strong coverage of nursing and allied health topics. More informationBadgerLink EBSCO

IEEE Xplore

Use IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Xplore to get full text access to IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines, IEEE e-books, IEEE conference proceedings, IET journals and conference proceedings, and all current IEEE standards.

IEEE e-Books

This database provides access to more than 400 IEEE e-books, published from 1974-2014, most after the year 2000. Subject coverage includes bioengineering, circuit theory and design, communication technology, computing and processing, electrical engineering, engineered materials, intelligent systems, numerical methods, power technology and power engineering, RF, microwaves, robotics, control systems, and signals.

MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this database contains full text articles covering the fields of general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. BadgerLink EBSCO


A source of authoritative, up-to-date health information for consumers and health professionals. Provided by U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

Newspaper Source Plus

Includes 1,520 full-text newspapers, providing more than 28 million full-text articles. In addition, Newspaper Source Plus features more than 601,300 television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts.Provided by BadgerLink. EBSCO


The NSSN: A National Resource for Global Standards is a comprehensive search engine for standards from over 600 national and international organizations..

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

Offers researchers looking for answers to nursing or allied health questions millions of articles found in over 1,100 journals. Gale

Nursing Resource Center

Find disease and condition overviews, in-depth coverage of the nursing assessments for every anatomical system, corresponding interventions, explanations of diagnostic tests, drug monographs tailored to nurses’ information needs and animations that bring anatomy to life. More informationGale

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT)

PQDT is the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress. The collection includes work by authors from more than 1,700 graduate schools and universities. It offers citations to 3 million dissertations and theses from around the world from 1861 to present day, with over a million available for download in PDF format. Proquest

ProQuest Research Library

This database features coverage of over 900 general magazines and some scholarly journals covering all subject areas. More information.Proquest

ProQuest Science Journals

Find information about both applied and general sciences. Some of the topics covered in this database include physics, earth science, engineering, astronomy, chemistry and much more. More information.Proquest

ProQuest SciTech Collection

This database provides access to literature on natural sciences, engineering and technology. Some of the topics covered in this database include materials science, aerospace engineering, civil engineering, environmental science, computer science, and earth science. Proquest

ProQuest Statistical Insight

Statistical Insight provides access to statistical publications, reports and tables produced by federal agencies, state governments, and private organizations. This database includes coverage of national and international organizations. Proquest


PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.

PubMed Central

PubMed Central is the U.S. National Institutes of Health free digital archive of over 1.5 million peer-reviewed journal articles on biomedicine and the life-sciences.

Science Research Center

Get access to hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, technology and wildlife. BadgerLink EBSCO is a gateway to government science information and research results, searching 42 scientific databases and 200 million pages of science information in one query. More informationProvided by the U.S. Government


This database provides access to a large and reliable collection of chemical information. This database also includes content from other scientific disciplines including Biological and biomedical science, engineering, materials science and much more. Due to licensing restrictions access to this database is only available to current MSOE students, faculty and staff.
Individual user registration is also required. Please call 414-277-7180 or email the library to request user instructions for this database.CAS

Statistical Abstract of the United States

The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. For more information and for help using this database view this LibGuide resource from ProQuest.

U.S. Patent Database

A database of all U.S. patents and published patent applications.Provided by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Contains official information and services from the U.S. government. This database is a portal to federal, state, local, tribal and international government information. More informationProvided by the U.S. Government

Collectively search library holdings from all over the world. OCLC
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