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Science Reference Source

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet student researcher's needs, Science Reference Source contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

Topics covered in Science Reference Source include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. 

By providing a wide range of topics, Science Reference Source satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

Science Reference Source also provides its own easy-to-use interface that allows students to browse topics by category and have quick access to science experiments and helpful research guides. The database  also includes articles for teachers correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.


Have a question? Contact our Reference Department by phone at 608-266-6300 or by email.