Cognitive Science

Article Databases

ACM Digital Library & Guide to the Computing Literature Key site [UCSD Only]
1947-. ACM Digital Library includes citations, abstracts, reviews, full text articles & conference papers from the Association for Computing Machinery. The Guide indexes computer papers from ACM & other publishers. INSPEC doesn't index all ACM articles.

ArXiv.org e-Print archive Key site
Preprints for physics, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, and computer science.

CogNet Library Key site [UCSD Only]
A growing collection of searchable electronic texts for cognitive, brain, and computer sciences from MIT Press and others.

INSPEC Key site [UCSD Only]
1898-present. Indexes articles in physics, geophysics, astronomy, computers, information technology, electronics, biomedical, control, electrical & ocean engineering, acoustics. Also good for conference proceedings & IEEE stds.

PsycARTICLES Key site [UCSD Only]
1894-present. A database of full-text articles from more than 70 journals published by the American Psychological Assoc., the APA Educational Pub. Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Assoc. and Hogrefe & Huber.

Psychology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection Key site [UCSD Only]
1941-present. Provides full text of over 30 journals published by SAGE and participating societies. Articles are indexed in PsycINFO.

PsycINFO Key site [UCSD Only]
1806-present. From the American Psychological Association. Provides access to scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. Includes jrnl articles, books, chapters, and dissertations. Over 2,400 jrnl titles indexed.

PubMED Key site
1953-present. MEDLINE and genetics databases from the National Library of Medicine. Now offers e-mail alerting and RSS feeds! Choose Abstract display to see UC E-Links icons for linking to full text and ordering interlibrary loans.

Social Science Research Network Key site
Searchable database of working papers and published articles. Strengths include economics, finance, management, Latin America, law, accounting. Includes abstracts and many downloadable full text documents. Check Roger for access to fee-based titles.

Web of Knowledge Key site [UCSD Only]
1900-present. Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Science Citation Index. Major database indexes 10,000+ journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, & humanities, as well as conference proceedings.

ArticleFirst [UCSD Only]
1990-present. Citations from the table of contents pages of over 11,000 journals in the areas of science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture.

BIOSIS Previews [UCSD Only]
1926-present. BIOSIS Previews is the largest database covering the literature of the biological sciences. Covers journals as well as (selectively) books, conferences and patents.

CiteSeer (Research Index)
1990-present. Searchable full-text research articles from journals, preprints, conference proceedings & technical reports, providing citation counts & links within & to each paper. Best for computer science; also covers bioinformatics, chemistry, physics.

Education Full Text [UCSD Only]
Indexing 1983-present, Abstracting 1994-present, and "select" Full-text 1996-present. Covers all aspects of education including adult, arts, athletics, elementary, secondary, higher, vocational, and more.

Education Index Retro [UCSD Only]
1929-1983. Education Index Retrospective indexes over 500 English-language periodicals. Covers all aspects of education.

Faculty of 1000 Biology [UCSD Only]
Highlights and evaluates the most interesting papers published in the biological sciences, based on the recommendations of a Faculty of over 1600 of the world's leading researchers including several at UCSD.

FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Studies) [UCSD Only]
International index to journal articles published from 1984 to present in the humanities and social sciences, with special strength in religion, anthropology, history of art, literature, economics.

Google Scholar
Search for scholarly publications across disciplines & sources: articles, theses, books, and more, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities etc. Use Scholar Preferences option for UC-eLinks.

IEEE Xplore [UCSD Only]
1988-present [+ archives for select publications.] Full-text access to IEEE & IEE transactions, journals, magazines & conference proceedings and IEEE standards. Browse by journal title, conference name, author. Citing articles of IEEE papers now listed.

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) [UCSD Only]
2007-. Statistical data on relative importance of more than 1700 social science journals and over 5900 in science and technology. Journals are evaluated on impact factor, immediacy of content, article counts, cited half life & source data.

LexisNexis Academic [UCSD Only]
Thousands of full-text sources including newspapers, wires, transcripts, newsletters, magazines, trade journals; also industry news, company information, law reviews, court decisions. Coverage dates vary. Former name: Academic Universe.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA [UCSD Only]
LLBA is the principal index to scholarly publications in the field of linguistics, including journal articles, monographs, conference papers, dissertations, book reviews, etc.

Periodicals Archive Online [UCSD Only]
1665-2000. Full text of 1.4 million articles from 450 North American and European journals in arts, humanities, social sciences. 20 percent non-English. Also try the much larger Periodicals Index Online.

Periodicals Index Online [UCSD Only]
1665-1995. Index to 16 million articles from 4,700 North American and European scholarly journals in arts, humanities, social sciences; 30 percent non-English language. 10 percent of articles listed also include page images from Periodicals Archive Online.

Readers' Guide Retrospective [UCSD Only]
1890-1982. Online version of Reader's Guide to Periodicals, index to general-interest U.S. magazines during the 20th Century.

Sociological Abstracts [UCSD Only]
1963-present. Abstracts journal articles, monographs, dissertations, conference proceedings, other research covering sociology, social work, and related social sciences. Also includes selected web resources.

ticTOCs Journal Tables of Contents Service
View latest Table of Contents (TOCs) from scholarly journals. Service is free. Includes over 12,000 scholarly journal TOCs from over 400 publishers. Link to full text of articles (where institutional or personal subscription allows) Set up account to view future TOCs.