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First Search


First Search is an online reference service made up of a collection of databases and links to the World Wide Web. First Search covers all subject areas.

ArticleFirst: OCLC index of articles from the contents pages of journals

BasicBIOSIS: Basic information about biology and other life sciences

BooksInPrint: In-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming books, audios and videos, with optional reviews

ChemAbsStudent: Abstracts and indexes of chemical journals and dissertations

ECO: An OCLC collection of scholarly journals (Browse Journal Titles)

ERIC: Journal articles and reports in education

FactsOnFile: Worldwide news stories digested to present key information

GPO: U.S. government publications

LibraryLit: Materials on libraries and information science

MEDLINE: All areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing

MLA: Literature, language, linguistics, folklore

PapersFirst*: OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide

Proceedings*: An OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings

UnionLists: List of periodicals held by OCLC member libraries

WilsonSelectPlus: Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business

WorldAlmanac: Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs

WorldCat: OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide


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Page Updated: February 25, 2011

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