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Materials in our Collection

Databases

AGRICOLA

Agriculture, including animal & veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture, farming, food, nutrition, & environmental sciences.

Auto Repair Reference Center

Step-by-step repair photographs, technical service bulletins, wiring diagrams and more for over 34,000 vehicles from 1945 to present.

Computer Source

Latest information & current trends in high technology.

Encyclopedia of Life

Information and pictures of all species known to science

GreenFILE

Global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, alternate fuel sources and more.

Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Classification, information retrieval, information management, search engines, the information industry, scholarly communication and more.

Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts

Macintosh and Windows platforms, programming, web development and more. Special emphasis is also given to hardware and software reviews.

Science & Technology Collection

Aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science.

Magazines & Newspapers

Audubon (Central)
Car and Driver (Central, Southeast, Southwest)
Discover (Central, East, Lake Arlington, Southwest)
Flying (Central)
Hot Rod (Central, East, Northeast)
MacLife (Central)
Motor Trend (Central, East, Lake Arlington, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest)
PC World (Central)
Popular Mechanics (East, Lake Arlington, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest)
Popular Science (Northeast, Southeast)
Scientific American (Central, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest)
Smart Computing (Central, East, Lake Arlington, Southeast, Southwest, Woodland West)

Community Resources

Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
River Legacy Living Science Center

Websites

General Science and Technology

Directory of Open Access Journals
Download.com
FreeTechBooks.com
GrayLIT Network: A Science Portal of Technical Reports
How Stuff Works
MachineBrain
Mad Sci Network
National Science Foundation
Old Car Manual Project
Science.gov
TechEncyclopedia
The Why Files
This Week in Tech (podcast)

Astronomy

Astronomy Picture of the Day
NASA Solar System Exploration
Space.com
The Sky this Week

Chemistry

Advanced Placement Virtual Library
Web Elements

Geology

Igneous Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
Sedimentary Rocks
United States Geological Survey

Insect, Animal and Plant Guides

Butterflies of North America
Common Insects of Texas
eNature
Insects on the Web
Native Plants Database
North American Mammals
Wildflowers in Bloom

Physics

American Physical Society

A free, online publication containing commentaries, condensed review articles, and summaries of selected papers in Physical Review Letters and the Physical Review series.

Physics Central
PhysLink

Science Projects

All Science Fair Projects
Science Buddies
Science Fair Central
Science Fair Project Resource Guide
Yes Mag